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Twelve Brampton men charged after swords and bats used in attack

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Twelve Brampton men charged after swords and bats used in attack

Swords and bats were used in an attack on two men in a Brampton neighbourhood which has led to the arrest of 12 people.

Peel Regional Police say the attack took place earlier this month on December 14 in the area of Kennedy Rd. and Ruth Ave.

Two men walking in the area just after midnight were confronted by the gang who used the swords and bats to beat them. The pair, a 21-year-old and a 20-year-old, survived the incident but were taken to hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

Not long after police arrested 12 suspects.

Police are now looking for the driver of a vehicle that fled the scene, almost striking several people in the process. The vehicle is described as a black or dark coloured Jeep Wrangler with damage to the front windshield.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators from the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121 ext. 2233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Charged in this case are the following: All are charged with assault with a weapon and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

Baljeet Bhatta, 22, from Brampton
Narender Singh, 27, from Brampton
Kirandeep Singh, 22, from Brampton
Harmanpreet Singh, 22, from Brampton
Baldeep Mangat, 22, from Brampton
Armaandeep Grewal, 20, from Brampton
Sunil Kumar, 23, from Brampton
Harjot Dhillon, 22, from Brampton
Prabhjot Singh, 21, from Brampton
Nishjyot Singh, 21, from Brampton
Dilpreet Sidhu, 21, from Brampton
Gurbir Dhillon, 22, from Brampton

All were released and will attend the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton at a later date.

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