Man Charged in Oakville Transit Bus Robbery

An 18-year-old man has been charged in an Oakville Transit bus robbery.

According to Halton Regional Police, on June 12, 2018, just after 5 p.m., a male passener on an Oakville Transit bus pointed a loaded pellet gun at another passenger and demanded money.

A recent police release reads that the bus was travelling westbound on Lakeshore Boulevard near Bronte Road,

Police report that a third passenger alerted the bus driver, and police were contacted.

According to police, officers responded, located the suspect on the bus, and arrested the suspect without incident.

A search of the suspect revealed a CO2 powered pellet gun, crack cocaine, Xanax, and marihuana,” reads the release.

Police say no passengers were injured during the incident.

Alexander Bagh, 18, of Oakville has been charged with:

  • Robbery with a firearm
  • Carry a concealed weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a controlled substance - Marihuana (under 30 grams)
  • Possession of a controlled substance - Cocaine
  • Breach of youth probation
  • Three counts of breach of recognizance

Bagh was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Anyone who may have any additional information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Paul Foley of the Halton Regional Police Service 2 District Street Crime Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 2215.

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