Man wanted in robbery investigation,
Victoria Park Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East area,
Security camera images of man released
Broadcast time: 12:13
Monday, January 8, 2018
Case #: 2017-1961232
The Toronto Police Service requests assistance identifying a man wanted in a robbery investigation.
On Sunday, October 29, 2017, at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a call for a robbery in the Victoria Park Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East area.
It is reported that:
- a 41-year-old man deposited money in a drive-through ATM
- he was approached from behind by a man holding a gun
- the 41-year-old man was punched and threatened he would be shot
- the suspect then withdrew a quantity of money and fled
The suspect is described as 18-20, 5'0", beard, moustache. He was wearing a blue windbreaker and blue baseball cap with "NY" on top.
A search of the area by officers uncovered a replica handgun.
Police believe the suspect to be violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.
Security camera images of the woman are released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Monish Jaswal, 42 Division