One man injured in robbery and stabbing at Brampton park

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Published February 24, 2024 at 12:46 pm

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Peel Regional Police are on the hunt for a suspect who was involved in a robbery and stabbing of a man at a Brampton park.

Police say the victim and suspect, both believed to be strangers, were at Duggan Park near Ken Whillans Drive and Sproule Drive.

The date and time of the incident have not been provided by officers at this time.

According to investigators, a confrontation occurred resulting in a 56-year-old man sustaining stab wounds. The victim was taken to a trauma centre, but police have not disclosed the severity of his injuries or whether they were life-threatening.

Authorities have refrained from disclosing additional details about the victim, including his name or place of residence.

The suspect fled the scene shortly after the incident. He is described as a white man in his 30s, with a short buzz-cut hair, height of approximately five-foot-10-inches tall and weight of 170 pounds.

Additionally, the suspect was last seen wearing a dark-coloured jacket and light-coloured track pants. He was carrying a black backpack with the letters “JP” on it.

The suspect reportedly faces robbery and attempted murder charges.

Officials have not provided details on whether the suspect stole any of the victim’s belongings or the estimated value of any items taken.

Currently there are no images of the suspect.

Investigators are asking anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect to contact the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121 extension 2233. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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