ONTARIO’S Peel Regional Police investigators from the Central Robbery Bureau have arrested a male in relation to two bank robberies.
On Friday, October 16 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a suspect entered a financial institution in the area of McLaughlin Road and Bovaird Drive in Brampton. The suspect approached the teller and produced a handwritten note demanding money. The teller complied and turned over a quantity of Canadian currency. The suspect exited the bank and was last seen fleeing on foot.
On Wednesday, October 21 at 12:44 p.m., the same suspect attended a financial institution located in the area of Highway 50 and Fogal Road in Brampton. The suspect attended the teller and produced a handwritten note demanding money. The teller complied and turned over a quantity of Canadian currency. Through a detailed criminal investigation, the suspect was identified.
On October 21 at 2:13 p.m., Gaurav Jassal, a 25-year-old man from Brampton, was arrested and charged with two counts of robbery and wear disguise with intent.
Anyone with information regarding these incidents is asked to contact investigators with the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3402. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.