Police Hunting for Aggravated Assault Suspect in Mississauga
Peel police are appealing to the public for help in locating a suspect involved in a somewhat bizarre aggravated assault incident in Mississauga.
Police say that on Friday, Jan. 6 at approximately 9:45 a.m., the assault victim exited through the back door of an establishment in the Dixie Road and Bloor Street area in Mississauga. According to police, a black four-door vehicle passed the victim in the loading dock area of a nearby plaza as the victim walked towards Bloor Street.
For reasons not yet disclosed, the victim punched the rear quarter panel of the vehicle. The suspect stepped out of the car and confronted the victim, punching him at least once. After the punch, the victim fell to the ground and sustained severe head trauma.
The victim is currently in hospital.
The suspect is described as a white male who is approximately 25-30 years-old with a skinny build. He was last seen wearing a black bomber style winter coat and a black winter toque. The suspect was seen driving a black sporty mid-size four door vehicle, which fled eastbound on Williamsport Drive in Mississauga.
Peel Regional Police are asking nearby businesses to check any video surveillance or footage they may have which depicts this incident.
Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to contact investigators at 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905)-453-2121, ext. 1233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca or by sending a text message to CRIMES (274637) with the word "PEEL" and then your tip.