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Ontario man charged in road rage incident after driver threatened with machete: police

Jeremy Cohn / File / Global News

A 31-year-old Brampton, Ont. man has been charged after police say a driver was threatened with death by a suspect wielding machete in a road rage incident.

Peel Regional Police said two drivers heading northbound on Highway 410 near Queen Street were involved in an altercation around 12:39 p.m. Friday in Brampton.

Police said a man stopped his vehicle and approached the victim while brandishing a machete, then struck the victim’s car and threatened to kill him.

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No injuries were reported but police said the vehicle suffered minor damage. Police said they were not releasing video of the incident and declined to comment further on the investigation.

Police were able to identify the suspect using dash cam video from the victim’s car, which police said also showed the suspect was driving a stolen vehicle.

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Jasvir Sedha was arrested Monday and charged with a weapons offence, uttering death threats, possession of property obtained by crime, failure to comply with recognizance and breach of probation.

Sedha was held for a bail hearing and appeared before a Brampton court Monday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (905) 453-2121, ext. 2133 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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