Barrie woman charged in connection with Mississauga carjacking where victim was run over

Peel Regional Police say a woman has been charged in connection with a carjacking in Mississauga Monday morning where the victim was run over with his own vehicle.

Police said at around 6:45 a.m., a 38-year-old man was sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of a restaurant in the area of Haines Road and Dundas Street East, east of Cawthra Road, when two women approached him.

Officers said that “at some point” a man went to the driver’s door and removed the victim from the car.

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The man and two women then allegedly got into the vehicle, ran over the victim and fled the area. The victim was taken to a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

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Police said that around two hours later, a citizen saw the stolen vehicle in Mississauga and contacted officers. Police responded and arrested the occupant.

Twenty-seven-year-old Barrie resident Brittany Lynn Trites was charged with one count of robbery.

Police said they’re still seeking two suspects: a female who is approximately six feet tall, with black and blonde hair who was wearing blue jeans. Officers are also looking for a male suspect who was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 905-453-2121 ext. 3410 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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