Assistance sought identifying man in
Theft Under $5000 and Assault investigation,
Victoria Park Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East area,
Security camera images of man released
Broadcast time: 11:00
Friday, November 17, 2017
Case #: 2017-2055282
The Toronto Police Service would like to update the public in regards to an ongoing theft under $5000 and assault investigation.
On Monday, November 13, 2017, at approximately 3:50 p.m., police received a call for a theft and assault in the Victoria Park Avenue and Lawrence Avenue East area area.
It is reported that:
- a man entered a store inquiring about purchasing a Nintendo Switch gaming console
- while speaking to the cashier, he attempted to take the console and run out of the store
- the cashier attempted to stop the man and he punched her, knocking her to the ground
- he was seen running in the parking lot possibly towards the bus stop
He is described as 25-35 years old, 6', with a skinny build, wearing a black jacket with a poppy, black pants, black Adidas shoes and a black toque.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3300, 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 Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Aaron Sit, 33 Division