January 17, 2019 2:30 pm
Updated: January 17, 2019 2:31 pm

2nd suspect wanted in Mississauga hit-and-run investigation

Police said the suspect drove into the group of people with whom he was arguing earlier inside the club. Kamil Karamali reports.


Peel Regional Police have released the identity of a second suspect wanted in connection with an alleged hit-and-run that injured five people outside a Mississauga nightclub last month.

Police said a fight broke out between several people inside the &Company Resto Bar on Dec. 23 at 2:48 a.m. at Enfield Place and Kariya Drive.

Authorities said the altercation continued outside where one of the men involved got behind the wheel of a vehicle and drove onto the sidewalk striking five people.

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Police said a 23-year-old woman suffered serious but non-life threatening injuries. The four other victims suffered minor injuries.

Investigators said the suspect and a woman in the passenger seat fled the scene.

Michael Polynice, 37, (left) and Nicole Bergsma, 33, (right) are wanted in a hit-and-run investigation in Mississauga.

Peel Regional Police

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Police issued an arrest warrant for 37-year-old Michael Polynice of Toronto on Dec. 27. He is wanted for aggravated assault, two counts of dangerous operation causing bodily harm and one count of fail to stop.

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The passenger in the vehicle has been identified as 33-year-old Nicole Bergsma of St. Charles, Ont.

She is wanted for five counts of criminal negligence causing bodily harm and one count of failure to comply with recognizance.

Both suspects remain at large.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is urged to call the 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453-2121, ext. 1233 or Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.

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