Toronto Million Dollar Heist: Suspect Arrested

A 22-year-old man who was wanted in connection with an alleged ‘million dollar robbery’ at an ATM filling business has been taken into custody, just days after he registered on a list of Canada’s 25 most wanted fugitives. .

The suspect, identified as Emmanuel Rawson, was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant in connection with the April 1, 2021 robbery of a business near Dixon Road and Carlingview Drive.

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Police previously said two suspects confronted an employee outside the business at gunpoint just before 9 a.m. and forced the individual to take them past a locked door and into a packed room. silver. It is alleged that they then assaulted another employee and stuffed approximately $1 million into a large garbage bag before fleeing in a waiting vehicle.

About $160,000 of the stolen cash was later located at the scene of a botched home invasion, which police say targeted an address associated with one of the robbery suspects.

Then, in September, police announced the arrest of one of the robbery suspects, along with two suspected fugitive drivers.

Rawson, however, had remained on hold despite a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest.

On April 26, the national BOLO program included him on its first-ever list of Canada’s most wanted fugitives at number 23, offering a reward of up to $50,000 for information leading to his arrest.

Three days later, on April 29, Rawson was arrested by Toronto police.

He is the second person on the list to be arrested since it was published.

Homicide suspect Abilaziz Mohamed, who was in the top spot, was actually arrested just hours after the list was released after police said they received an anonymous tip.

Rawson is charged with seven offences, including robbery with a firearm and possession of property obtained by crime.

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