Man wanted in carjacking Robbery investigation,
Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue West area
Broadcast time: 10:05
Monday, July 17, 2017
Case #: 2017-1270210
The Toronto Police Service requests assistance identifying a man wanted in a carjacking Robbery investigation.
On Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 4:50 p.m., officers responded to a call for a person with a gun in the Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue West area.
It is reported that:
- a man driving a green Ford Focus became involved in a collision
- citizens came to his aid, thinking he may have been injured
- he emerged from the car displaying a shotgun
- he pointed the shotgun at citizens
- he forced a woman out of her black Dodge Journey at gunpoint
- he fled in the stolen car at a high rate of speed into oncoming traffic
He is described as black, 5'9"-6'2", mid-30s, medium complexion, thin build with short dreadlocks. He was wearing a red Blue Jays jersey with "Bautista" on the back, dark pants.
He was last seen driving a black Dodge Journey with licence plate BVYP 766.
He is considered armed, violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1300, 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 Justin Zeppieri, 13 Division