Public Safety Alert, Online Dating Robbery, Police believe there may be more victims
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 2:21 PM
52 Division: 416-808-5200
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a robbery investigation
It is reported that:
- on Monday, December 14, 2015, in the evening, a 26-year-old man used an online dating app called "Grindr" and was in contact with a man
- on Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at 8:46 a.m., the man attended the victim's home, unexpectedly, in theYork Street and Bremner Boulevard area
- the victim opened the door and two men entered the home
- the men took the victim's belongings and an altercation occurred
One man is described as white, and the other man is described as black. They both appeared to be in their twenties.
Police believe there may be more victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Chris Cheung, 52 Division