Region of Peel – Charges Laid in Firework Assault

Written by Ragini Joshi

Published on : October 14, 2020 10:10

Region of Peel - Charges Laid in Firework Assault

Region of Peel – Investigators from the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau have charged a 21-year-old man and are looking for another man in relation to an assault on an employee at a Mississauga gas station.

On Saturday, July 4, 2020, at approximately 12:33 a.m., the victim was working at the cash register at his place of work located at Eglinton Ave, East and Tomken Road in the City of Mississauga, when two men entered the store.

Both men proceeded to the back of the store where they ignited a roman candle (firework).

Suspect #1 ran towards the victim and aimed the firework at the victim while suspect #2 filmed the entire event on a cellular phone. The victim suffered minor injuries as a result of the incident.

Mohammed Mumin (suspect #2) , a 21-year-old man from Toronto, has been arrested and charged with Assault with a Weapon, Mischief Endangering Life and Forcible Confinement. He will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on December 15, 2020.

Investigators are continuing to appeal for the public’s assistance in identifying the second suspect described as male, black, late teens, long black hair, wearing red shoes, black pants, and a dark blue shirt with yellow Nike writing.

To view pictures and view the video of the suspects, please visit our website .

Anyone with information that may have seen the incident on social media or has information in identifying the two suspects is asked to call investigators at the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at (905) 453–2121, Ext. 1233. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).