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Public Safety Alert,
Charity scam

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

53 Division

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, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Andrew Doyle, 53 Division