Police are still on the hunt for 2 people who they say were responsible for placing an Improvised Explosive Device in a Mississauga restaurant last week.
The explosion injured 15 people but no one was killed and all the victims have been released from hospital.
Today Peel Police gave an update on the search that included a bit of new information.
2 suspects attended the scene, detonated an Improvised Explosive Device within the restaurant. Several injured were taken to local hospital and 3 in critical condition were taken to a Toronto Trauma Centre. pic.twitter.com/yzCT59UVN6— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) May 25, 2018
They now say that they have reason to believe that one of the two suspects could in fact be a woman.
Peel police superintendent Rob Ryan made the announcement at a press conference today.
Supt. Ryan didn’t identify which of the two suspects police say could be the woman.
Police do not yet know the identities of the 2 suspects they are looking for but Supt. Ryan urged the public to come forward.
“We know there are people out there who know who did this” he said.
One is described as five-foot-10-inches to six-feet tall, mid-20s and having a stocky build. He/she was last seen wearing dark blue jeans, a dark zip-up hoodie pulled over their head, a light grey baseball hat and black cloth covering their face.
The other is between five-feet-nine-inches and five-feet-10-inches tall and having a thin build. He/she was last seen wearing faded blue jeans, a dark zip-up hoodie pulled over their head, a grey T-shirt, dark-coloured skate shoes. This person’s face was also covered.
Supt. Ryan also said there is no information right now point to this incident as terrorism.
Police have opened a tip line at 1866-966-0616 for people to call if they have any information.
Source: Peel Police