UPDATED: Adil Benhommane Charged with Mac’s River Oaks robbed at gun point: Police Request Assistance

Second Suspect being Sought

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UPDATE to Original Release: 12:45 PM Thursday February 27, 2014

Officers located a vehicle in the area a short time later. While investigating the driver and passenger, a firearm was located and seized. The driver fled the area, narrowly missing two police officers. A short pursuit ensued which was terminated by police. The driver of the vehicle turned himself in at the Oakville Police Division a few hours later.

Adil BENHOMMANE (21 years) of Milton Ontario is charged with the following offences:

  • Aggravated Assault x 2
  • Robbery using a Firearm
  • Dangerous Driving
  • Assault with a Weapon x 2

BENHOMMANE has been held in custody pending a bail hearing and will appear in Milton Court on February 27th, 2014.

A second suspect is being sought.

Original Release

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On the 26th of February, at approximately 11:26 pm, a male entered a Mac’s Convenience Store located 2530 Sixth Line in the Town of Oakville. A male entered the store brandishing a firearm and later exited with an undisclosed sum of money. The male exited the store and fled on foot. Nobody was injured as a result of this incident.

The male suspect was described as:

  • Male
  • Black
  • more than 6’ tall
  • slim build
  • wearing a dark winter jacket with a hood.

Anyone with information on this incident are asked to contact Detective Mark Underwood of the Halton Regional Police Service Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-825-4747 Extension 2218.

Police remind the public to utilize Crime Stoppers to report any illegal activity at 1 800 222-TIPS (8477), through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.com or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637(crimes).

For additional information about community concerns in Oakville, follow us on Twitter @HRPSOakville. Additionally, for the latest crime data, news releases and general information, visit the Service’s website www.haltonpolice.ca.

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