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Man wanted in Arson investigation,
O’Connor Drive and St. Clair Avenue East area,
Security camera video released

Broadcast time: 08:47
Tuesday, January 2, 2018

55 Division

Case #: 2017-3282784

The Toronto Police Service requests assistance identifying a man wanted in an Arson investigation.

On Friday, December 29, 2017, at approximately 5:15 a.m., officers responded to a call for a vehicle on fire in a residential driveway in the O’Connor Drive and St. Clair Avenue East area.

It is reported that:

- a car was parked in the driveway of a home

- a man approached the car and smashed the window

- he doused the car with gasoline and set it on fire

- he fled the area in a white four-door sedan

He is described as wearing a dark jacket, gloves, black boots.

Police are concerned the suspect may have sustained significant injuries.

Security camera video is now released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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 Constable Lee Rinkoff, 55 Division