Car jacking attempt in board daylight at Mapleview Mall - suspects nabbed and arrested.

Crime 100By Staff

April 21st, 2107



It was still daylight.

On April 17th at approximately 7:15 PM a female victim was walking to her car in the parking lot of Mapleview Mall in Burlington when she was accosted by another female who indicated she had a gun and demanded the victim turn over her car keys.

At busy holiday shopping periods buses get trapped in Maple View Mall - killing schedules. City is in talks with the Mall management.

Car jacking in broad daylight.

The victim refused to turn over her keys at which time a male accomplice confronted the victim and demanded the keys. During this confrontation, the victim flagged down a pickup truck with a cap that was travelling through the parking lot and asked the male driver to call police. The male and female suspects then fled on foot but were located and arrested a short distance away by police.

Tanya Lyn SHEPHERD (32 yrs) and James NEFF (35 yrs) both of Hamilton were charged with robbery and released on a Promise to Appear in Milton Court on May 17th 2017.

Police would like to speak to the driver of the pickup truck that was flagged down by the victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Phil Vandenbeukel of the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 Ext. 2343 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 222 8477 (TIPS), or through the internet at, or by texting “Tip201” with your message to 274637 (crimes).

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