Man wanted in Fraud investigation,
Varsity Road and Dundas Street West area,
Falsely identifying himself as police officer
Broadcast time: 14:53
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
Case #: 2017-1194333
The Toronto Police Service requests assistance locating a man wanted in a Fraud investigation.
On Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at 1:26 p.m., officers responded to a call for a suspicious incident in the Varsity Road and Dundas Street West area.
It is reported that:
- an 87-year-old woman received a phone call from a woman who spoke in Polish
- the 87-year-old woman was advised that a relative had been injured and a police officer would come by to get money
- shortly afterwards, a man, identifying himself as a police officer, came to her house
- he was given a quantity of money
He is described as white, 20-25, tanned complexion, 5'6", short brown hair, thin build, wearing a black T-shirt and black cargo pants. He spoke in broken Polish.
Investigators wish to advise the community that police officers do not accept money from citizens.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1100, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Jordan Stowell, 11 Division