Police seek assistance with investigation into
daytime residential Break-and-Enters,
Unique jewelry and family heirlooms stolen,
Forest Hill area
Broadcast time: 10:01
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Case #: 2018-15959
The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance with an investigation into a series of residential Break-and-Enters in the Bathurst Street and Eglinton Avenue West area.
It is reported that:
- between Thursday, December 28, 2017, and Wednesday, January 3, 2018, suspect(s) broke into four homes in the Forest Hill neighborhood
- the break-ins occurred during the afternoon or early-evening hours
- in each incident, several pieces of unique jewelry and family heirlooms were stolen
- in one home, a 19th Century sterling silver tea set and an antique silverware set valued at over $10,000 was stolen. The tea set has unique "hallmarks" or engravings on each of the pieces, indicating their origin.
Photographs of the distinctive engravings are attached.
Investigators are appealing to the public for assistance. If any of the stolen property bearing these distinguishing marks and features are seen for sale in shops or online, or anyone has any information, they are asked to contact police at 416-808-1300, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Salvatore Battaglia, 13 Division