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Luxury car stolen at gunpoint near Mississauga, Ont. mall, police say

A Peel Regional Police cruiser and officer are seen at the 12 Division station. File / Global News

Two young men have been arrested after an alleged armed carjacking near a mall in Mississauga, Ont.

At around 8:20 p.m. on Monday, a man reportedly drove to the Square One Drive and Hurontario Street area, near where Square One Mall is located, in downtown Mississauga.

Police said he was in the area for a business meeting.

Three people then drove up to him while he was sitting in his car, a vehicle Peel Regional Police described as “luxury.” After a brief conversation, the three allegedly demanded the vehicle at gunpoint.

Police said the three suspects drove off, leaving the victim physically unharmed.

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Officers were quick to find the vehicle, locating it “immediately” near Finch Avenue and Highway 400, police said. A multi-jurisdictional operation involving Ontario, York and Toronto police led to the arrest of two of the three suspects, according to police.

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Police said they found firearms in the vehicle and ammunition.

Emmanuel Ezbon, a 19-year-old man from Toronto, was charged with a list of offences including robbery with a firearm and careless storage of a firearm.

“At the time of the offence Emmanuel Ezbon was bound by a Probation Order with conditions not to possess any weapons and a weapons prohibition order,” police said.

The second man arrested was 21-year-old Demouy Blair from Oshawa. He also faces a range of charges, including robbery with a firearm.

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