Man charged in connection with carjacking in Toronto: Police – Toronto

A second man has been charged in connection with a Toronto carjacking that took place in February, police say.

Toronto Police said on Feb. 11 that officers received a report of a carjacking in the Weston Road and Sheppard Avenue West neighborhood.

According to police, the victim was driving around with a friend when they pulled up in a parking lot.

Officers said two male suspects sat in the backseat for a “prearranged meeting”.

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According to police, a suspect pulled out a gun and demanded the victim’s belongings.

“The suspects then ordered the victim and his friend to get out of the car,” the police said in a press release. “The victims got out and the two suspects drove away from the crime scene in the victim’s car.”

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Police said on June 16 that officers executed a search warrant at a suspect’s home and took a man into custody.

Officers said “items of evidential value” related to the robbery were found during the search.

According to police, Duong Dai Nguyen, 31, from Mississauga, has been arrested and charged with theft with a firearm, theft of a motor vehicle and breach of probation.

He appeared in court in June.

Police said on Dec. 7 that officers executed two search warrants and took a second suspect into custody.

Officers said Akwasi Oppong-Nsafoah, 41, of Toronto, has been charged with theft with a firearm, disguise with intent and theft of a motor vehicle.

Oppong-Nsafoah is due to appear in court on Thursday.

Anyone with information is requested to contact the police or Crime Stoppers.

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