Police have arrested and charged a 32 year old Brampton man following a break-in early Saturday morning.
Around 6:00 a.m., police say the suspect, armed with a handgun, attended a residence in the area of Torbram Road and Queen Street.
The residence belongs to a woman he used to be in a relationship with, according to police.
When she denied him entry, the suspect forced his way inside through another door.
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“An interaction occurred inside the residence at which time the man pointed a firearm at the victim,” police said. “The victim was able to flee to another part of the house and called 9-1-1.”
Officers located and arrested the suspect. They additionally located a loaded .40 caliber handgun on his person, police report.
The suspect has been charged with Break and Enter, Point Firearm, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.
He appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton for a bail hearing the same day.
Photo courtesy of Peel Regional Police