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Two men wanted in series of Robberies,
Homewood Avenue/Maitland Place area,
Photographs of two men released
Men subsequently identified as Young Persons,
***Photographs removed***
Photographs can no longer be published

Broadcast time: 09:44
Monday, June 12, 2017

51 Division

Case #: 2017-944776

The Toronto Police Service is seeking assistance with a series of Robberies.

It is reported that:

- on Sunday, May 28, 2017, two men approached people walking in the Homewood Avenue/Maitland Place area

- one man was armed with a knife, the other man was armed with an aerosol substance

- they attempted to rob several males of their belongings

- at least two victims were stabbed during the robberies

On Monday, June 12, 2017, the two were identified, both being a Young Person. The photographs have been intentionally removed and can no longer be published.

Please refer to Section 110, Subsection 1, of the YCJA:

110. (1) Subject to this section, no person shall publish the name of a young person, or any other information related to a young person, if it would identify the young person as a young person dealt with under this Act.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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 Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Detective Tim Walther, 51 Division