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Public Safety Alert,
Woolenscote Circle,
Police seek assistance with Arson investigations

Broadcast time: 19:53
Saturday, December 2, 2017

23 Division

Case #: 2017-3115068

The Toronto Police Service would like to warn the public about an investigation into a series of suspicious fires.

On Saturday, December 2, 2017, in the early morning hours, officers responded to six different fires set on Woolenscote Circle.

It is reported that:

- six separate fires were set

- an unknown accelerant was used

- the fires caused minor damage to several homes

Police advise residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2300, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Paul Elliott, 23 Division