Public Safety Alert,
Ryan McFarlane, 38, charged in concerning incident
Broadcast time: 11:50
Saturday, March 18, 2017
Case #: 2017-454610
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an ongoing investigation.
On Monday, March 13, 2017, at 6:32 p.m., officers responded to a call for a suspicious incident at Parkdale Library, at 1303 Queen Street West
It is alleged that:
- a nine-year-old boy was in the library
- a man sat down beside the boy and passed the boy a handwritten note
- the man then, with the use of his phone, asked the boy several inappropriate questions
- the boy's father confronted the man
- the man ran out of the library
Ryan McFarlane, 38, of Toronto, has been arrested. He is charged with:
1) Fail to Comply with Probation
He appeared in court at Old City Hall, on Thursday, March 16, 2017, 10 am.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or 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 Christopher Radford, 14 Division