Man Arrested for Retail Robbery and Bank Robbery,
Rahjon Ceballo, 19
Broadcast time: 15:00
Monday, September 14, 2020
Case #: 2019-73831
The Toronto Police Service Hold Up Squad would like to make the public aware of an arrest made in relation to a retail robbery that occurred on Sunday, January 12, 2019 in the Caledonia Road and Rogers Road area and a bank robbery that occurred on August 3, 2019 in the Caledonia Road and Eglinton Avenue West area.
It is alleged that:
- two men entered the store wearing masks and armed with a knife
- one man remained at the door as a lookout while the man with the knife approached the counter demanding cash
- the victim, fearing for their safety, handed over a quantity of cash while pulling out a can of bear spray
- the victim was able to spray the two suspects in the face before they escaped
It is further alleged that:
- on Monday, August 3, 2019, four masked men entered a bank while a fourth suspect remained outside in a waiting cab as a lookout
- the men jumped the counter and aggressively began taking cash from the drawers
- the men then fled to the waiting cab
Through investigation and assistance from the public three suspects were identified. Three suspects were previously arrested and on Saturday, September 12, 2020, a final suspect was located and taken into custody.
Rahjon Ceballo, 19, of Toronto, was arrested and has been charged with:
1. two counts of Robbery
2. two counts of Have Face Masked/Disguised
3. two counts of Conspiracy To Commit An Indictable Offence
4. Possess Weapon, Etc./Dangerous To Public Peace
He was scheduled to appear at court on Monday, September 14, 2020, at 10 a.m. at 1000 Finch Avenue West, room 306.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.
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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Inspector Lauren Pogue, Hold Up Squad