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Man facing 32 charges in string of 11 Toronto area gas station robberies


Toronto police say a 25-year-old man from Mississauga, Ont., is facing 32 charges in connection with 11 alleged robberies from gas stations.

Investigators say the thefts occurred in Toronto and Peel region between Aug. 14 and Sept. 7 of this year.

Police allege the man was armed with a knife in the first few robberies before swapping it out for an air pistol for the last eight.

They say that in several cases, the man held his weapon to the alleged victim’s head or stomach.

Police allege that after stealing money from the gas station, the man would flee in a stolen Dodge Caravan.

They say the man faces charges including robbery with a firearm and theft.

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