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Public Safety Alert,
Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue area,
Street robberies

Broadcast time: 14:17
Tuesday, October 31, 2017

14 Division

Case #: 2017-1969106

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of a series of street robberies on Tuesday, October 31, 2017, between 6:30 a.m. and 7:55 a.m., in the Queen Street West and Spadina Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- four separate incidents have been reported to police

- in each incident, a firearm was displayed and pointed at the victims

- various items including cash, debit/credit cards, and cell phones were taken from the victims

The descriptions for the suspect, so far, vary: man, 20-30, 5'10" - 6'1", dark skin, olive complexion, wearing dark-coloured sweater or vest, dark-coloured pants, head covered, face exposed.

He should be considered armed and dangerous. If you see him, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, 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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Michael Choe, 14 Division