Woman wanted in Assault and Attempt Abduction investigation,
Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue East area,
Security camera images of women released
Broadcast time: 15:50
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
Case #: 2017-3117017
The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance identifying a woman wanted in an Assault and Attempt Abduction investigation.
It is reported that:
- on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at 3:49 p.m., a 29 year-old woman was holding a year-and-a-half-old girl in her arms in the Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue East area.
- a woman approached her and asked for directions
- the woman asked to hold the child and was refused
- the woman then made attempts to grab the child from her arms
- he woman assaulted her then left the area
The woman is described as approximately 40, 5'7", 130 lbs., thick black curly hair, She was wearing a pink puffy jacket, carrying a light-coloured purse.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Phillip Campbell, 32 Division