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Second suspect saught in Vaughan robbery

Search warrant was executed and one suspect was located and a replica firearm was seized
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Police submitted photo shows suspect wanted in Oct. 6 robbery of a carpet store in Vaughan

NEWS RELEASE
YORK REGIONAL POLICE
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Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold Unit have charged a 35-year-old man and continue to seek public assistance to locate a second suspect after a robbery in the City of Vaughan.   

On Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018 at approximately 11 a.m., officers responded to a carpet store located on Yonge Street, south of Highway 407, for a commercial robbery. The owner of the store reported that two male suspects entered his store and demanded money.

The suspects searched the store and obtained the victim’s wallet. They assaulted the victim and fled from the area in a black, four-door Volvo which drove off south on Yonge at a high rate of speed. 

One of the suspects was identified by investigators and on Oct. 23, 2018, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the City of Brampton, the suspect was located and a replica firearm was seized.

Investigators are now seeking public assistance for information on the identity of a second suspect shown in the video surveillance of the incident.

Charged is Landi Hanna, 35 of the City of Brampton, with:

  • Robbery
  • Disguise with Intent
  • Weapons Possession for Dangerous Purpose
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order
  • Firearm / Weapon Possession Contrary to Prohibition Order x2

Suspect 2 description:

  • Male, Black
  • 30 + years of age
  • 5'11"
  • Muscular build
  • Wearing a black shirt and black pants
  • Spoke English with no accent

This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Hold Up Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 6630 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online

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