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Media Release

Release Date: December 27th, 2018 - 5:20pm

Originator: D/Constable, Detective Constable Mills, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2216

Contact: D/Constable, Detective Constable Mills, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau, 905-825-4747 ext. 2285

Location: Oakville


***UPDATE*** Christmas Eve Robbery Bandits Arrested

​Two male suspects have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery at the Pioneer Gas Bar in Oakville on Christmas Eve.

On December 25th, 2018 the suspect vehicle used in the robbery was abandoned after the suspects stole a Cadillac Escalade in the area of Pearson Airport. With the assistance of Peel Regional Police, OPP and Durham Regional Police, the suspects were later located and arrested in Oshawa.

Amarpreet Singh DOAD (28) and Rattanbir Singh SIDHU (25) of Brampton have been charged with the following offences in relation to the robbery:

  • Robbery
  • Disguise with Intent

Anyone with relevant information is asked to contact Detective Constable Autumn Mills, 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2285.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers "See Something? Hear Something? Know Something? Contact Crime Stoppers" at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.

Please be reminded that all persons charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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ORIGINAL RELEASE:

The Halton Regional Police Service is currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the Town of Oakville.

On December 24th, 2018 at approximately 6:00am, a lone male suspect, armed with a black handgun, entered the Pioneer Gas Bar located at 754 Bronte Road in the Town of Oakville.

The male suspect made a demand for money while pointing a firearm at the clerk.

The male fled in a newer model, 4 door, black BMW with stolen Ontario License Plates.

The male suspect is described as: approximately 30-35 years of age, light skin complexion, 5'10 - 6ft with a heavy build. The male was wearing a very distinct XCIX Varsity style black and grey jacket with a black Raptors t-shirt underneath, black pants, dark shoes, black balaclava and one white/one black glove.

At approximately 9:00am the suspect was later observed in Mississauga removing plates from an unassociated vehicle.

The vehicle and the suspect were last seen in the area of the 400/401 in Toronto at 9:30am.