Police in Peel region are looking for the public’s help in tracking down a man wanted in connection with the aggravated robbery of an elderly woman in Brampton.
According to police, the 66 year old woman was walking in the area of McLaughlin Road and Curtis Drive at around 9.a.m. on Tuesday, August 2nd.
It’s alleged that she was then assaulted from behind by the suspect, causing her to fall to the ground.
The suspect then stole her purse and fled the area on foot.
The woman suffered minor injuries as a result.
The suspect is described as a black male, 5’8” to 6’0” tall, with a dark complexion and a slim build.
He is said to have black curly hair and was wearing work boots, a white baseball jersey style shirt and dark coloured jeans at the time of the attack, and was last seen running eastbound on Curtis Drive.
Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at the 22 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2233, while information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).