Arrest in stabbing investigation,
Don Mills Road and Sheppard Avenue West area,
Two youths arrested
Broadcast time: 08:03
Friday, March 17, 2017
Case #: 2017-448545
The Toronto Police Service would like to thank the public for their assistance with a stabbing investigation.
It was reported that:
- on Sunday, March 12, 2017, the victim, 18, was exiting a mall in the Don Mills Road and Sheppard Avenue West area when he was approached by four boys.
- one of the boys started a verbal confrontation with the victim which escalated into a physical altercation.
- during that physical altercation the victim suffered two stab wounds.
On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, a 17-year-old boy and a 14-year-old boy were arrested and charged.
The 17-year-old has been charged with:
1) Assault cause bodily harm
2) Assault with a weapon
3) Carry concealed weapon
4) Weapons dangerous
The 14-year-old has been charged with:
1) Carry concealed weapon
2) Weapons dangerous
They both were scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Thursday, March 16, 2017.
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Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable James McArthur, 33 Division