Monday, August 19, 2019

Sexual Assault Alert, Church Street and Alexander Street area, Security camera image and video released, Update, Photographs released


Sexual Assault Alert, Church Street and Alexander Street area, Security camera image and video released, Update, Photographs released

Monday, August 19, 2019 - 12:38 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a sexual assault investigation and is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the man.

It has been reported that:

- on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at approximately 1 a.m., a 34-year-old woman was walking in the Church Street and Maitland Street area.

See previous release.

Additional photographs released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Matthew Pinfold, Specialized Criminal Investigations - Sex Crimes






Thursday, August 15, 2019

Sexual Assault Alert, Church Street and Alexander Street area, Security camera image and video released


Sexual Assault Alert, Church Street and Alexander Street area, Security camera image and video released

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 4:00 PM
51 Division:  416-808-7474

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a sexual assault investigation and is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the man.

It has been reported that:

- on Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at approximately 1 a.m., a 34-year-old woman was walking in the Church Street and Maitland Street area

- she had a brief interaction with an unknown man, he accompanied her into an apartment building in the Church Street and Alexander Street area

- once inside the apartment, he sexually assaulted her

The man is described as late 20s to early 30s, 6'3", muscular build, with short braids, slight facial hair and wearing a baseball cap, grey top and black jeans.

A security camera video can be viewed on Youtube.





Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca

Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Lisa Boniface, Detective Operations – Sex Crimes



Man wanted in Sexual Assault investigation

Monday, August 12, 2019

Stolen Dog investigation, Toronto Humane Society, Christopher Rich, 31, arrested and charged


Stolen Dog investigation, Toronto Humane Society, Christopher Rich, 31, arrested and charged

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 9:14 AM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance a Theft of a Dog investigation.

It is reported that:

- A man attended the Toronto Humane Society, located at 11 River Street on three separate occasions and demanded that he be given a dog for free

- he was turned away each time

- on Friday, August 9, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., the man returned to the shelter, walked directly to the kennels, leashed a dog, and walked out the front door with the dog.

- the man and dog were last seen on an eastbound GO Train, exiting at Oshawa station later the same day

The Humane Society reported the incident to police, and posted the incident and photographs on to social media. With the assistance of the public, the man has been identified as Christopher Rich, 31, of no fixed address.

See previous release.

On Sunday, August 11, 2019, at 2:05 p.m., Christopher Rich, 31, of no fixed address, was arrested by Durham Regional Police Service, in the Glenanna Road and Kingston Road area of Pickering.

He was charged with:

1) Theft under $5,000
2) Fail to Comply with Probation
3) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime - Under

He is scheduled to appeared in court on Monday, August 12, 2019, at College Park Courts, 10 a.m., room 501.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Joel Evans, 51 Division


Sunday, August 11, 2019

Man and woman arrested in Firearm investigation, Dundas Street East and George Street area


Man and woman arrested in Firearm investigation, Dundas Street East and George Street area

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 9:40 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest made in a Firearm investigation.

On Sunday, August 11, 2019, at approximately 2:25 a.m., officers responded to a call for a person with a gun in theDundas Street East and George Street area.

It is alleged that:

- two men in the area became involved in an altercation

- they began to fight

- one man produced a gun and pointed it at several people

- officers attended the area and arrested two people

Daniel Papadopoylos, 23, of Toronto, is charged with:

1. Assault
2. Point Firearm
3. Carry Concealed Weapon
4. Possess Restricted/Prohibited Firearm Without Holding a Licence
5. Possess Restricted/Prohibited Firearm Knowingly Not Holding a Licence
6. Careless Storage of a Firearm
7. Possession Weapon For Committing an Offence
8. Possess Firearm with Altered Serial Number
9. Possession of a Prohibited Firearm with Ammunition
10. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Schedule I Substance
11. Possession of Proceeds of Crime
12. two counts of Possession Firearm Contrary to Order
13. Fail to Comply Probation
14: Breach Peace Bond

Esther Linaras, 37, of Toronto, is charged with:

1. Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm Without Holding a Licence
2. Possess Restricted/Prohibited Firearm Knowingly Not Holding a Licence
3. Careless Storage Firearm
4. Possession Weapon For Committing an Offence
5. Possess Firearm with Altered Serial Number

They both appeared in court at Old City Hall on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at 10 a.m., in room 101.

The Toronto Police would like to thank the public for immediately calling 911 which assisted in locating both accused parties. This resulted in a firearm being taken off the streets of Toronto, and preventing potential serious injuries or death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Cory Fougere, 51 Division


Assistance sought in Stolen Dog investigation, Toronto Humane Society, Christopher Rich, 31, wanted for Theft, His photograph is attached


Assistance sought in Stolen Dog investigation, Toronto Humane Society, Christopher Rich, 31, wanted for Theft, His photograph is attached

Sunday, August 11, 2019 - 10:05 AM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance a Theft of a Dog investigation.

It is reported that:

- A man attended the Toronto Humane Society, located at 11 River Street on three separate occasions and demanded that he be given a dog for free

- he was turned away each time

- on Friday, August 9, 2019, at 11:30 a.m., the man returned to the shelter, walked directly to the kennels, leashed a dog, and walked out the front door with the dog.

- the man and dog were last seen on an eastbound GO Train, exiting at Oshawa station later the same day

The Humane Society reported the incident to police, and posted the incident and photographs on to social media. With the assistance of the public, the man has been identified as Christopher Rich, 31, of no fixed address.

He is wanted for:

1) Theft under $5,000

The dog is described as a 10 month old, tan coloured, retriever/hound mix, named Milo. Milo is microchipped and neutered.

Photographs of the wanted man and the dog are attached.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Adrian Piccolo, 51 Division



Christopher Rich, 31, Wanted in Theft of Dog investigation

Christopher Rich, 31, Wanted in Theft of Dog investigation

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Arrest made in Firearms investigation, Lombard Street and Church Street area, Man, 19, faces several charges


Arrest made in Firearms investigation, Lombard Street and Church Street area, Man, 19, faces several charges

Saturday, August 10, 2019 - 9:00 AM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest made in a shooting investigation.

On Monday, August 5, 2019, at approximately 4:16 a.m., Police responded to reports of a shooting in the Lombard Street and Church Street area.

It is alleged that:

- a vehicle pulled up to a parked vehicle and occupants from inside the vehicle fired several shots and wounded two men who were seated inside the parked vehicle

- a man, one of the occupants of the parked vehicle, returned fire and fired several shots

- The man subsequently fled the scene on foot

Members of 51 Division Major Crime Unit commenced an investigation and identified the man who is alleged to have fired back at the first vehicle.

On Friday August 9, 2019, a criminal code search warrant was executed in the area of Parliament Street and Gerrard Street East.

A loaded firearm was alleged to have been seized.

Malieck Mohamed, 19, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with:

1. two counts of Attempt Murder
2. Discharge with Intent
3. Unauthorized possession in a motor vehicle
4. Unauthorized possession of a firearm
5. Careless Storage of a Firearm
6. Possession of a Firearm Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized
7. Possessing weapon obtained by Commission of offence

He is scheduled to appear in court on Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Old City Hall, at 10:00 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Abdullah Nuri, 51 Division

Firearm seized in investigation

Friday, August 09, 2019

Three arrested in Shooting Investigation, Lombard Street and Church Street, One man outstanding


Three arrested in Shooting Investigation, Lombard Street and Church Street, One man outstanding

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 10:05 AM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a shooting investigation.

On Monday, August 5, 2019, at approximately 4:16 a.m., police responded to reports of a shooting in the Lombard Street and Church Street area.

- a vehicle pulled up to a group of people and an occupant from inside the vehicle fired several shots and wounded the men

- the vehicle then fled the scene

Members of 51 Division, Major Crime Unit, commenced an investigation. On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, three men were arrested.

Yasin Bassey, 27, Khumane Agil, 40, both of Toronto, and Mohamed Mahdi, 29, of Brampton, have been charged with:

1. three counts of Attempt Murder
2. Discharge with Intent
3. Unauthorized possession in a motor vehicle
4. Unauthorized possession of a firearm
5. Careless Storage of a Firearm
6. Possession of a Firearm Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized

They were scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Thursday, August 8, 2019, at 10 a.m.

The Toronto police Service is requesting the assistance of the public in locating a man who is still outstanding and wanted. He has been identified as Hassan Hassan, 27, of Toronto. His photograph has been released. He is wanted for:

1. three counts of Attempt Murder
2. Discharge with Intent
3. Unauthorized possession in a motor vehicle
4. Unauthorized possession of a firearm
5. Careless Storage of a Firearm
6. Possession of a Firearm Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized

Members of the public area advised to use caution and not to approach this man. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Abdullah Nuri, 51 Division



Above: Hassan Hassan, 27, is wanted in an attempt murder investigation. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Friday, August 02, 2019

Civic Holiday On-Street Parking Enforcement


Civic Holiday On-Street Parking Enforcement

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 10:30 AM
Parking Enforcement:  416-808-6600

The Toronto Police Service Parking Enforcement Unit will not be enforcing the following on-street parking bylaws during the civic holiday on Monday August 5, 2019:

• Pay-and-Display/Metered Areas
• Rush-Hour Routes
• Posted signs indicating Monday to Friday regulations

All other areas and parking offences will continue to be enforced.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-6600, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Brian Moniz, Acting Officer-in-Charge, Parking Enforcement Operations


Thursday, August 01, 2019

Sexual Assault Alert, Yonge Street and Gerrard Street area, Man Wanted


Sexual Assault Alert, Yonge Street and Gerrard Street area, Man Wanted

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 2:15 PM
Sex Crimes:  416-808-7474

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a sexual assault and requests assistance in identifying and locating the man wanted.

It has been reported that:

- Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at approximately 2:30 a.m., a woman was in the McGill Parkette near the Gerrard Street and Yonge Street area

- a man approached the woman and struck her on the head with a piece of concrete

- the man produced a knife and sexually assaulted the woman

- passersby in the area confronted the man and the suspect fled the scene

The woman sustained injuries and was transported to hospital by paramedics.

The suspect is described as 6', mid to late 20s, thin build and short black hair. He was wearing a red short-sleeve shirt, black track pants with white vertical stripes, black and white sneakers and a black backpack.

Security video and images have been released:  





Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca

Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable James Thompson, Sex Crimes






Missing person, Gerrard Street East and Jarvis Street area, Luke Embrack, 20


Missing person, Gerrard Street East and Jarvis Street area, Luke Embrack, 20

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 1:25 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance locating a missing person.

Luke Lilly Juliet Embrack, 20, was last seen on Monday, July 29, 2019, in the Yonge Street and Gerrard Street Eastarea.

Embrack is described as approximately 5’8”, medium build, brown eyes with black hair in an Afro. Embrack was last seen wearing black sweat pants, a black Adidas jacket with the logo on the back, and carrying a blue and grey back pack.

Police are concerned for the safety and well-being of Embrack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.


Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Guy Kama, 51 Division


Missing person, Gerrard Street East and Jarvis Street area, Luke Embrack, 20

Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade, Road Closures, Parking & Towing guidelines


Toronto Caribbean Carnival Parade, Road Closures, Parking & Towing guidelines

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 11:00 AM
Public Safety - Major Events:  416-808-5053

The 52nd annual Toronto Caribbean Carnival Grand Parade is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 3, 2019.

The Parade will commence at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 9:00 p.m. The parade will depart Exhibition Place Grounds at British Columbia Drive to westbound Lake Shore Boulevard West. The Parade will travel west along Lake Shore Blvd. W., guest bands and pan bands will turn southbound at Jameson Avenue to eastbound Lake Shore Blvd. W. Mas bands will follow a longer route turning southbound at Parkside Drive to eastbound on Lake Shore Blvd. W. All bands will return to the Exhibition Place for judging via Canada Blvd.

Individual “Blockorama” style concerts will occur in various locations throughout Exhibition Place and along Lake Shore Boulevard West. The bands will continue to play music until 9:00 p.m.

Paid admission is required for access and viewing within the Exhibition Place Grounds, viewing the parade from Lake Shore Blvd. W. is free of charge.

Access to view the parade from Lake Shore Blvd. W. by TTC or on foot is via Parkside Drive, Roncesvalles Bridge, Dowling Bridge, Dufferin Bridge and Strachan Avenue.

Access into the Exhibition Place Grounds can be gained at Dufferin Gates, GO/TTC stop within the Grounds and the Princes' Gates.

There will be no access via Jameson Avenue Bridge or Dunn bridge.

Road Closures:
The festival will require numerous road closures and restrictions, which will lead to delays and congestion in the immediate area of the parade. The traffic conditions in the Downtown area, Lake Shore Boulevard West, The Queensway, Queens Quay West and the Fred Gardiner Expressway are expected to be very heavy.

Road Closures within Exhibition Place Grounds and Lake Shore Boulevard West for this event take effect commencing Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 2:00 a.m., until Sunday, August 4, 2019 at approximately 6:00 a.m. including:
• Westbound Lake Shore Boulevard West will be closed to traffic from Bathurst Street to Colborne Lodge
• Eastbound Lake Shore Boulevard West will be closed from Colborne Lodge to Bathurst Street
• Dufferin Street south of Springhurst Avenue
• Strachan Ave south of Liberty Street
• Vehicle access west of Bathurst Street on Fleet Street may be closed determined by need

The following Gardiner Expressway ramps will be closed at 2:00 a.m., on Saturday, August 3, 2019:
• Westbound Gardiner Expressway entry ramp at Jameson Ave
• Jameson Avenue and British Columbia entrance ramps to eastbound Gardiner Expressway
• Westbound Gardiner Expressway to Dunn Avenue exit ramp

The Gardiner Expressway is a restricted access highway, which will be patrolled to ensure that vehicles are not parked adjacent to the parade route and pedestrians do not enter the highway area. Drivers who choose to stop or drive in a manner that puts other road users at risk will be subject to strict enforcement.

Restricted Access Points:
In order to assist the safe movement of traffic and to provide for as little disruption as possible to residents, the following streets will have a restricted access, for vehicles:

• Dufferin Street south of King Street West
• Dowling Avenue south of King Street West
• Stadium Road south of Lake Shore Boulevard west
• Queens Quay West west of Bathurst Street
• Springhurst Avenue west of Jameson Avenue
• Springhurst Avenue east of Jameson Avenue
• All streets from Roncesvalles Avenue to Strachan Avenue, south of King Street are local traffic only commencing at 8:00 a.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019

Other streets, although not restricted to vehicles, will be strictly enforced for parking infractions. Those streets are bounded by King Street West., east of Colborne Lodge and west of Bathurst Street.

Towing Policy:
All vehicles including tour buses, parked illegally will be tagged and towed:

• Lake Shore Boulevard West. (including the grass mediums and park area)
• Remembrance Drive
• Bathurst Street
• Fleet Street
• King Street West
• Queen Street West
• Roncesvalles Avenue
• Dufferin Street
• The Queensway
• Gardiner Expressway

Vehicles parked illegally in the Parkdale and Stadium Road areas will also be tagged and towed.

It is recommended that you make yourself aware of alternative routes before heading into the downtown or entertainment district areas to avoid delays.

Toronto Transit Commission (TTC):
TTC will provide additional service to and from the event.

It is recommended that spectators use public transit to attend this event. Visit www.ttc.ca for more information.

Ontario Place Parking Access:
Access to and from Ontario Place will be restricted to staff and service vehicles only through Remembrance Drive at the foot of Strachan Avenue.

Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Constable Tee Chase, Public Safety - Major Events


Friday, July 26, 2019

Arrest made in Attempt Murder investigation, Oak Street and Regent Street area, One man and one young person arrested, Both face multiple charges


Arrest made in Attempt Murder investigation, Oak Street and Regent Street area, One man and one young person arrested, Both face multiple charges

Friday, July 26, 2019 - 1:15 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police would like to advise the public of two arrests made in an Attempt Murder investigation.

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 10:10 p.m., Police responded to the sound of gunshots in the area of Oak Street and Regent Street.

It is alleged that:

- two males, both armed with firearms, fired several shots at a moving vehicle which contained three occupants

- several shots struck the vehicle, however none of the vehicle's occupants were injured

- both male suspects fled the area on foot

- officers from 51 Division commenced an investigation and identified both male shooters

On Thursday, July 18, 2019, Mohammad Shafiq, 18, and a Young Person were arrested.

Both have been charged with:

1. Three counts of Attempt Murder
2. Use firearm in the commission of an offence
3. Point Firearm
4. Discharge with Intent
5. Reckless Discharge of a Firearm
6. Unauthorized possession of a firearm
7. Careless Use and Storage of a Firearm
8. Possession of a restricted Firearm
9. Possession of a Firearm Knowing Its Possession is Unauthorized

They were scheduled to appear in court on Friday, July 19, 2019, at College Park Courts, at 10:00 a.m.

Two firearms were located at the time of the arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

***Please refer to Section 110, Subsection 1, of the YCJA:

110. (1) Subject to this section, no person shall publish the name of a young person, or any other information related to a young person, if it would identify the young person as a young person dealt with under this Act.

***

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Abdullah Nuri, 51 Division



Thursday, July 25, 2019

Missing Girl located, Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street East, Alexus Boudreault, 14


Missing Girl located, Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street East, Alexus Boudreault, 14

Thursday, July 25, 2019 - 12:05 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance locating a missing girl.

Alexus Boudreault, 14, was last seen on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at approximately 11 a.m., in the Wellesley Street East and Sherbourne Street area.

See previous release.

She was located on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Constable Anthony Hampton, 51 Division



Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Public Safety Alert, Distraction Thefts


Public Safety Alert, Distraction Thefts

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 4:00 PM
42 Division:  416-808-4200

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a series of distraction thefts that are taking place throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

It is reported that:

- a group of men and women are travelling around in a vehicle

- in groups of three or more, they approach people and advise they are looking for a hospital

- they ask for directions, gas money or for the blessing of a loved one who is sick

- the group then place a piece of fake jewelry around the person's neck in gratitude

- at this time, they then remove the person's personal jewelry

- usually the woman make the initial contact, while the man waits in a vehicle nearby. The woman become very hands-on and aggressive.

The women are described as having olive complexions and wearing head scarves.
The have been targeting elderly women and use vehicles with both Ontario and Quebec license plates.

The public is asked to be aware of any suspicious vehicles or suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Rita Morehouse, 42 Division



Public Safety Alert, Distraction Thefts 1

Public Safety Alert, Distraction Thefts 2

Missing Girl, Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street East, Alexus Boudreault, 14


Missing Girl, Sherbourne Street and Wellesley Street East, Alexus Boudreault, 14

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:40 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance locating a missing girl.

Alexus Boudreault, 14, was last seen on Saturday, July 20, 2019 at approximately 11 a.m., in the Wellesley Street East and Sherbourne Street area.

She is described as 5'3", thin build, long black hair, brown eyes.

Police are concerned for her safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Anthony Hampton, 51 Division



Missing Girl, Alexus Boudreault, 14

Police Seek Assistance Identifying Man Wanted in Prowl by Night investigation, Front Street East and Cherry Street


Police Seek Assistance Identifying Man Wanted in Prowl by Night investigation, Front Street East and Cherry Street

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 3:35 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance identifying a man wanted in a Prowl by Night investigation.

It is reported that:

- on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a woman was in her home in the area of Front Street East and Cherry Street

- an unknown man was observed peering through partially closed apartment blinds of ground floor residences, including the woman's

- the woman had a companion join her and the pair stepped outside and confronted the man, at which point he fled on foot.

The man is described as being in his early to mid 40s, 5’5”, with a medium build, balding, with dark eyes, and was unshaven. He was last seen wearing beige shorts, black shoes and a blue t-shirt.

A photo of the wanted man and a composite sketch have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Alex Wallace, 51 Division



 

Friday, July 19, 2019

Police seek assistance identifying a located man, King Street West and Dufferin Street area, Stephen Andrejewski, 61


Police seek assistance identifying a located man, King Street West and Dufferin Street area, Stephen Andrejewski, 61

Friday, July 19, 2019 - 9:24 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance identifying a man who was located in the King Street West and Dufferin Street area.

On Monday, July 15, 2019, at approximately 7:15 am, Toronto Paramedics responded to a call for a man with a medical emergency inside of a restaurant. The man was then taken to hospital where he remains.

The identification he had in his possession shows him to be 61-year-old Stephen Andrejewski.

We are seeking any information regarding the man's family and or friends.

A photograph from his identification dated in 2005 has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Police Constable Niki Spyropoulos, 51 Division



Stephen Andrejewski, 61, Located in the King Street West and Dufferin Street area

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Missing woman, Gloucester Street and Jarvis Street area, Bharathy Balasundaram, 42


Missing woman, Gloucester Street and Jarvis Street area, Bharathy Balasundaram, 42

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:01 AM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance locating a missing woman.

Bharathy Balasundaram, 42, was last seen on Sunday, June 16, 2019, in the morning, in theGloucester Street and Jarvis Street area.

She is described as 5’6”, brown complexion, with a slim build. There are no clothing descriptions at this time.

Police are concerned for her safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Thomas Comeau, 51 Division



Missing woman, Bharathy Balasundaram, 42

Missing man, Church Street and Wellesley Avenue East area, Michael Rose, 28


Missing man, Church Street and Wellesley Avenue East area, Michael Rose, 28

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:02 AM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance locating a missing man.

Michael Rose, 28, was last seen on Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at 5:50 a.m., in the Click here.Church Street and Wellesley Street area.

He is described as 6’0", medium build. There is no clothing description at this time.

Police are concerned for his safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Thomas Comeau, 51 Division

Missing man, Michael Rose, 28

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Missing woman, Adelaide Street and Church Street area, Darlene Dumais, 49


Missing woman, Adelaide Street and Church Street area, Darlene Dumais, 49

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 7:19 PM
51 Division:  416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance locating a missing woman.

Darlene Dumais, 49, was last seen on May 24, 2019, in the morning hours in the Adelaide Street and Church Street area.

She is described as 5’6”, with a medium build. There is no clothing description.

Police are concerned for her safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Thomas Comeau, 51 Division



Missing woman Darlene Dumais, 49

Missing man, Lombard Street and Church Street area, Todd Cunha, 43


Missing man, Lombard Street and Church Street area, Todd Cunha, 43

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 10:02 AM
51 Division: 416-808-5100

The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance locating a missing man.

Todd Cunha, 43, was last seen in the early morning hours of Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in theLombard Street and Church Street area.

He is described as 5'10", 175 lbs., thin build, with brown hair. He was last seen wearing only a white towel and carrying a black satchel.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Lee, 51 Division


Missing man Todd Cunha, 43