Peel Police - Police Arrest a Male for Robbery

Posted on Monday January 08, 2018

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested and charged a male in relation to two street robberies in the City of Brampton.

On Wednesday December 6, 2017 at approximately 11:39 p.m. a male approached a 36 year-old female victim in the area of Sunny Meadow Boulevard and Sandalwood Parkway in Brampton. The male placed the victim in a bear hug and fled the area with her purse.

On Thursday January 4, 2018 at approximately 10:25 p.m. a male approached a 44 year-old female victim in the area of Bramalea Road and Sandalwood Parkway in Brampton. The male placed the victim in a bear hug, forcefully took her purse and fled the area.

As a result of the investigation, Shemar THOMPSON, a 21 year-old male of Brampton, was arrested and charged with two counts of Robbery with a future court date in February.

Anyone with information regarding this incidentis asked to call investigators of 21 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2133. 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.  

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N/R #18-007

Inc. 170457208, 180005067

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