Homicide #42/2016, Steven Doyle, 27
Broadcast time: 10:06
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
51 Division: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2016-1443062
On Monday, August 15, 2016, at 5:47 p.m., police received a call for a man struck by a vehicle on the west side ofGeorge Street and Gerrard Street East .
It is alleged that:
- a blue Dodge Caravan was travelling at a high rate of speed, northbound on George Street
- a man was standing on the west side of George Street
- the vehicle drove onto the sidewalk and deliberately struck the man
- the vehicle fled the scene
- the vehicle was later located, abandoned, in the area
The man was pronounced at the scene. He has been identified as Steven Doyle, 27, of no fixed address.
Police are seeking the public's assistance with this investigation. The driver of the vehicle is described as having brown skin with a light complexion, 5'8"-5'10", slim-to-medium build, with dark-brown shoulder-length hair in a long ponytail. He was wearing a dark shirt and prescription glasses with rectangular frames.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Detective Sergeant Gary Giroux at 416-808-7400 ext. 7-7387, 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 Sergeant Gary Giroux, Homicide