Police seek assistance with robbery investigation,
Keele Street/Lawrence Avenue West area,
Security camera images of wanted man released
Broadcast time: 09:34
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Case #: 2017-1229158
The Toronto Police Service is seeking assistance identifying a man wanted in a robbery investigation.
It is reported that:
- on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at approximately 2 p.m., a 76-year-old man was walking out of a grocery store in the Keele Street/Lawrence Avenue West area
- a man approached him from behind, tore open the 76-year-old man's pants pocket, ripping out his wallet
- the man then fled on foot, eastbound on Lawrence Avenue West, east of Keele Street
The man is described as approximately 25-30, approximately 5’10”, thin build, wearing a black baseball cap with a white logo on the front, a white button-up collared shirt, black pants, black-and-white running shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200, 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 Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jennifer Cash, 12 Division