Sat. Jul 13th, 2024

Search Underway for Two Women After Assault on Liquor Store Security Guard in Mississauga Theft

Authorities are seeking two women after a security guard at a Mississauga liquor store was assaulted with a purse filled with bottles of alcohol during a theft incident.

Peel Regional Police reported that the loss prevention officer was attacked while attempting to thwart the culprits from absconding with stolen items from the LCBO store on Elmcreek Road/Dundas Street West at approximately 8 p.m. last Saturday.

According to police, the two suspects concealed various items and proceeded towards the exit without making any attempt to pay.

As the security officers intervened, one of the perpetrators struck the guard with her purse, containing multiple liquor bottles, before both women fled the scene. The injured security guard received treatment at the hospital for minor injuries.

The first suspect is described as Black, aged between 20-30 years old, approximately 5-foot-6, with a medium build, brown eyes, ear-length straight black hair, and piercings on both ear lobes and her right eyebrow. She was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, grey track pants, black running shoes, and carried a black purse.

The second suspect, also Black and of similar age and height, has brown eyes, piercings on both ears, and long braided black hair. She was dressed in a red and white long-sleeve shirt, red shorts, white running shoes, and carried a black purse.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police at 905-453-2121, ext. 1133, or Peel Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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