Eight robberies, one suspect

During a nearly two week stretch from late March through April, Peel Regional, Toronto and York Regional police responded to a combined 8 robberies. Five were at banks, two at financial service companies and one at a commercial business.

Turns out all 8 were hit by the same person. 

On Friday, Region of Peel Investigators from the Central Robbery Bureau with assistance from 21 Division Uniform Patrol,arrested a 21 year-old male.   

Lav Chopra of Brampton, was arrested and charged with eight counts of Robbery and eight counts of Disguise with Intent.

Chopra was held for a bail hearing that took place Saturday at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact investigators with the Central Robbery Bureau at (905)453-2121 ext. 3410. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.