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Public Safety Alert,
Charity scam



Broadcast time: 11:14
Tuesday, December 5, 2017

53 Division
416-808-5300

Case #: 2017-3097201


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a complaint where a caller posed as a member of the Toronto Police Association and attempted to solicit money for an upcoming picnic they were hosting for underprivileged children.

The Toronto Police Association is not currently hosting a picnic for underprivileged children and is not calling members of the public for any donations.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Andrew Doyle, 53 Division