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Assault on Toronto Police Service Parking Enforcement Officer,
Ossington Avenue and Dundas Street West area

Broadcast time: 10:00
Monday, November 13, 2017

14 Division

Case #: 2017-2039712

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an Assault investigation involving a Parking Enforcement Officer.

It is alleged that:

- on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at approximately 1 a.m., a Parking Enforcement Officer was issuing parking tickets near Ossington Avenue and Dundas Street West

- three men and a woman approached and one man began aggressively yelling and swearing at the officer

- as the officer was tagging near Ossington Avenue and Halton Street the same man approached from behind and hit the officer in the face causing the officer to fall to the ground

- the three men and the woman ran away westbound toward Royal Street

The men were described as:

#1 - who hit officer - white, 6', medium build, and was wearing blue jeans, navy blue winter puffy jacket

#2 - white, 5'6", 28-32 years, thin build, with light blue jeans, black winter puffy jacket

#3 - white

The woman was described as white, 5'11", 28-32 years, medium build, with shoulder length blonde hair.

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 Staff Sergeant Jennifer Desson, Parking Enforcement Unit