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Charges laid, search continues for second suspect in firework assault: Peel police

Last Updated Oct 13, 2020 at 10:08 am EST

Two suspects are wanted for allegedly assaulting a gas station employee with fireworks. Peel Police

Peel police said they’ve laid charges in an assault from the summer in which a firework was fired at an employee of a Mississauga gas station.

In July, the victim was working at a gas station in the Eglinton and Tomken road area when two men entered the store.

One man aimed a lit firework at the victim, while the second man filmed the assault.

RELATED: Watch: Police release shocking footage of employee assaulted with fireworks

Peel police say they’ve now arrested a 21-year-old Toronto man, who faces a number of charges, including assault with a weapon – he’s scheduled to appear in court in December.

The search continues for the second suspect.

WATCH BELOW: SECURITY VIDEO SHOWS TWO MEN LAUNCH FIREWORKS AT MISSISSAUGA STORE WORKER

 

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