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Ongoing investigation into series of Thefts from vehicles,
Koreatown and The Annex areas,
Two men arrested,
Photographs of men released



Broadcast time: 14:20
Friday, November 24, 2017

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 2017-9019450


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of two arrests in an ongoing investigation into a series of thefts from vehicles, in the general areas of Koreatown and The Annex.

It is alleged that:

- during November 2017, there were several reports of vehicles being broken into, and several items removed from the vehicles, in and around Koreatown and The Annex

- as a result, 14 Division Major Crime Unit started an investigation

- on Monday, November 13, 2017, Thien Xuan Nguyen, 48, and Van Hung Le, 56, both of Toronto, were identified as the perpetrators of two of the incidents. The investigation into the other occurrences is ongoing.

Both men have been charged with:

1) Mischief Under
2) Theft Under
3) Fail to comply Probation

The Toronto Police Service is urging the public, specifically in the areas mentioned above, to always to leave their unattended vehicles locked. If items of value are stored in the vehicle, please ensure that they are out of sight. Please report any suspicious behaviour or persons possibly involved in similar activities to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Manny Kharbar, 14 Division




Ongoing investigation into series of Thefts from vehicles,
Koreatown and The Annex areas,
Two men arrested,
Photographs of men released



Thien Xuan Nguyen, 48,
charged with Theft from vehicle offences
Above: Thien Xuan Nguyen, 48, charged with Theft from vehicle offences




Ongoing investigation into series of Thefts from vehicles,
Koreatown and The Annex areas,
Two men arrested,
Photographs of men released



Van Hung Le, 56, charged with Theft from vehicle offences
Above: Van Hung Le, 56, charged with Theft from vehicle offences