Police request assistance identifying man in Theft investigation,
Yonge Street and Bloor Street area,
Security camera image of man released
Broadcast time: 14:45
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Case #: 2017-950026
The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance identifying a man involved in a Theft investigation in the Yonge Street and Bloor Street area.
It is reported that:
- on Monday, May 29, 2017, at approximately 5:30 p.m., a man, 80, who uses a walker, had just withdrawn cash from an ATM
- as he was leaving the bank vestibule, he was approached by a man who requested spare change
- wanting to assist the man, the 80-year-old man began looking in his jacket pocket for change
- at this point, the man reached into the basket of the 80-year-old man's walker, stole his wallet, and fled the area
The male suspect is described as 20-30, 5'10", 150 lbs. He was wearing a white hat, black knee-length jacket, blue jeans, black high-top running shoes and sunglasses.
A security camera image of the male suspect is attached.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Aaron Campbell, 53 Division.