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Man, 40, charged in Theft investigation,
Yorkville area

Broadcast time: 12:20
Thursday, August 3, 2017

53 Division

Case #: 2017-1004344

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in a Theft investigation

It is alleged that:

- on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at 3:51 p.m., police responded to a call for a Break-and-Enter in the Yorkville area

- a woman, 59, was at a work function and her purse was stolen from a common area within a hotel

- the suspect used her identification to get her home address and broke into her house

- the suspect encountered a woman, 60, within the home and fled but took the victim's vehicle

On Sunday, July 23, 2017, Martin Dimitrov, 40, of Thornhill, was arrested. He has been charged with;

1) Theft Under $5000
2) Break-and-Enter with Intent
3) Theft Over $5000
4) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, 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 Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Marlon Laptiste, 53 Division