Region of Peel – Investigators from the Central Robbery Bureau are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects in a home invasion robbery incident in the City of Brampton.
On Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at approximately 3:29 a.m., three unknown suspects entered a residence in the area of Sunforest Drive and Bovaird Drive East in the City of Brampton.
Once inside the residence, one of the two male occupants a 24 year-old Brampton resident sustained minor injuries as a result of an altercation with one of the three suspects. Police arrived and a 15 year-old and 17 year-old were arrested at the scene. A third suspect was able to elude police. He is described as 5’10” in height, light complexion, wearing dark clothing, possibly a grey shirt. There was some property recovered in this incident, other items are outstanding.
The 15 year-old male from Brampton and the 17 year-old male from Toronto have been charged with Robbery. They were held for a bail hearing and were transported to the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.
A general provision of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Y.C.J.A.) prohibits the release of the name of a Young Person and, therefore, the identities of the Young Persons charged in this investigation are protected.
Investigators are appealing for witnesses in identify this third male, as well as any information pertaining to a 2013, 4 door, Hyundai Elantra that was seen in the area at the time of the incident. Anyone that was in the area or driving in the area of Sunforest Drive and Bovaird that may have dashboard cameras in their vehicles is asked to contact police.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3410. 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.