Police arrest pair of teens related to assault that occurred in Mississauga over weekend

Published September 17, 2021 at 2:44 pm

Peel Regional Police (PRP) has made two arrests in connection to an assault that occurred in Mississauga over the weekend.

On Saturday (September 11), at approximately 5:30 p.m., a 44-year-old man and his family were conducting a small, private faith ceremony in a park area by the water near Mississauga and Barbertown Roads.

According to police, during the ceremony, two men approached the family, assaulted the man, and shouted derogatory remarks.

The man managed to free himself, and he and his family fled the scene in their car, while the attackers threw rocks at them, causing minor damage.

The man was later treated for his injuries, which were not life-threatening, at a nearby hospital.

On September 14, police located and arrested two suspects, a pair of teenage boys from Mississauga. They were both charged with assault, assault with a weapon, mischief over $5,000, and mischief with bias.

The investigation is still on-going, and anyone with relevant information is urged to contact investigators at 905-453-2121 extension 1133.

Additionally, information may be provided anonymously to Peel Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477, or visiting their website.

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