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Brampton teen facing robbery and firearm-related charges

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Brampton teen facing robbery and firearm-related charges

A teen is facing robbery and firearm-related charges following an alleged incident in Brampton.

Peel police say that around 2:15 am on Feb. 14, 2021, a 19-year-old man from Mississauga arrived in the Ray Lawson Boulevard and Mclaughlin Road area to sell an item. Police allege that another individual came and brandished a black handgun before robbing the victim of his property and money. Police allege the suspect assaulted the victim and fled.

The victim did not suffer any physical injuries as a result of the incident, police say.

Police say that on Feb. 16, officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the Kingknoll Drive and Mclaughlin Road area and discovered the accused inside the home, as well as a loaded firearm.

Police allege that investigators also recovered the victim’s stolen property.

Jessiah Farrell, an 18-year-old man from Brampton, is facing 10 charges, including robbery with a firearm, failing to comply with probation, possession of a loaded firearm and more.

He appeared in court on Feb. 16.

Police are encouraging residents to conduct all private, in-person sales at Peel police’s Buy and Sell Safe Exchange Zones at the following locations:

  • 22 Division, located at 7750 Hurontario Street in Brampton
  • 21 Division located at 10 Peel Centre Drive in Brampton
  • 12 Division, located at 4600 Dixie Road in Mississauga
  • 11 Division, located at 3030 Erin Mills Parkway in Mississauga

Anyone with information regarding this matter is asked to contact the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-3311, ext. 2233.

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