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Man, 48, arrested in Attempt Murder investigation,
Ellesmere Road and Markham Road area



Broadcast time: 14:25
Friday, June 30, 2017

43 Division
416-808-4300

Case #: 2017-1164591


The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in an Attempt Murder investigation.

On Thursday, June 29, 2017, at approximately 4:45 p.m., police responded to a call for a Stabbing in the Ellesmere Road and Markham Road area.

It is alleged that:

- a 48-year-old woman was standing out front of a building

- she was approached by a man wielding a large knife

- she was stabbed numerous times

- the man then fled the scene in a van

The woman was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

On Thursday, June 29, 2017, at approximately 5 p.m., a man, 48, surrendered to police. He was arrested and charged with:

1) Attempt Murder
2) Aggravated Assault
3) Assault with a Weapon
4) Weapons Dangerous
5) Fail to Comply with Recognizance

He appeared in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Friday, June 30, 2017, 10 a.m., room 412.


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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Erinn Lynch, 43 Division