FROM/DE: Caledon Detachment DATE: June 26, 2020
CALEDON OPP INVESTIGATING SECOND CARJACKING ATTEMPT
(CALEDON, ON) – On Thursday, June 25th, 2020, at approximately 9:41 p.m., officers from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a reported robbery in the area of Kennedy Road and Mayfield Road in the Town of Caledon.
The complainant told the officers that he noticed he was being followed by a silver Dodge Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV). The complainant parked in the driveway of a residence and exited his vehicle. At that point, the silver Dodge SUV blocked the complainant’s car in the driveway, when one of the suspects exited the vehicle, and approached the complainant. The suspect then produced a handgun and demanded the keys to the complainant’s car.
The complainant refused to give up the car keys and ran away from the suspect calling 911 immediately.
As the complainant was running away from the assailant, he observed two more suspects exit the rear passenger sides of the silver SUV and enter the complainant’s car. The suspects were not able steal the vehicle as the car keys were removed by the complainant. All suspects got back in their vehicle and fled the area.
Suspect #1: Male, dark skin complexion, thin build, approximately 5’11”, wearing a dark hoodie and carrying a black handgun.
Suspect #2: Male, dark skin complexion, wearing a hoodie.
Suspect #3: Male, dark skin complexion, wearing a hoodie.
Suspect #4: Not observed, suspect vehicle driver.
Suspect vehicle: Silver Dodge SUV with minor damage to the front bumper.
The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information or video surveillance footage in relation to this incidents, please call the Caledon OPP Detachment at (905) 584-2241 or 1-888-310-1122.
You can also provide information anonymously by contacting Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca. When you contact Crime Stoppers you stay anonymous, you never have to testify, and you could receive a cash reward of up to $2,000 upon an arrest.
In both instances that occurred in Caledon last week, the suspects have specifically targeted white Range Rover vehicles. Caledon OPP would like to remind the residents to always be aware of their surroundings. If you believe you are being followed, call 911 immediately and give police as many details as possible. Avoid going home, stay in a public place and remain in your vehicle.
Provincial Constable Iryna Nebogatova
Community Safety Officer/Media Officer
(905) 584-2241 ext. 4016 or (416) 709-6265