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Media Release

Release Date: January 26th, 2020 - 2:05pm

Originator: Detective, Melissa Parsons, 3 District CIB, 905-825-4747 ext 2316

Contact: Detective, On Duty Detective Sergeant , 3 District CIB, 905-825-4747 ext 2316

Location: Burlington


Arrests Made After Overnight Robberies in Milton and Burlington

‚ÄčA joint effort by members in all three districts of the Halton Regional Police Service has led to the arrest of four (4) adult males in connection with three overnight robberies in the Town of Milton and City of Burlington on the 26th of January 2020.

At 11:50 pm two males entered the Rabba Fine Foods on Derry Road, Milton, confronted the clerk and demanded cash.  The accused males indicated they had a firearm but one was not observed by the clerk. The accused males fled the store on foot with cash and ciagettes in hand. They were last seen exiting the parking lot in a black vehicle.

A short time later at 1:03 am on the 26th of January 2020 the same crew attended the Esso gas station at 1170 Guelph Line, Burlington. The males again indicated to the clerk they were in possession of a firearm and demanded cash. No firearm was observed. The accused males fled with a small amount of money.

The males quickly struck again at 1:13 am on the 26th of January 2020. This time hitting the Esso gas station located at 5539 Harvester Road, Burlington. Cash and cigarettes were demanded of the clerk however the accused' were interrupted by an unsuspecting patron and they quickly fled the scene.

Uniform patrols utilizing suspect and vehicle information relayed to them from the scenes setup along the QEW corridor ramps. The accused males were located within minutes of the last robbery by a sharp eyed two district patrol officer who observed the suspect vehicle entering onto the QEW at Dorval Drive.  The officer conducted a traffic stop and the driver pulled over without incident.

Investigation at the scene led to the arrest of the below parties and recovery of stolen property from inside the vehicle including cash and cigarettes.

Charged is:

Liban Guedi, 19 years old of Etobicoke is charged with three (3) counts of robbery and possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.00.

Hasan Abdihafid Hassan, 18 years old of Etobicoke is charged with three (3) counts of robbery, wearing a disguise and possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.00.

Dahir Kheyre, 19 years old of Brampton is charged with three (3) counts of robbery, wearing a disguise and property obtained by crime under $5000.00.

Ilyas Kheyre, 20 years old of Brampton is charged with three (3) counts of robbery and property obtained by crime under $5000.00.

No physical injuries were sustained during the robberies.

The investigation is ongoing and Police are asking anyone with additional information about the robberies to contact the Halton Regional Police Service Burlington Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905 825 4747 ext. 2316.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously 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