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Man wanted in home invasion robbery and shooting,
The Queensway and Windermere Avenue area,
Mark Anthony Stephenson, 23, aka Anthony Bennet,
Photographs of man released



Broadcast time: 12:09
Thursday, February 1, 2018

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416-808-7350

Case #: 2017-542059


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a man wanted in a home invasion investigation.

It is alleged that:

- on Monday, March 27, 2017, police were called to a condominium building for a shooting in The Queensway and Windermere Avenue area

- officers arrived on scene and located two men, 27 and 23, in the apartment

- both men were in the apartment when a man carrying a clipboard knocked on the door

- the man advised he had to inspect the apartment for ventilation

- the man produced a handgun and forced his way inside the apartment

- the man duct-taped the two men and placed them in the washroom while he searched the apartment

- the man made several demands for money

- while the man was searching the apartment, one of the men managed to free himself from the duct tape and rushed the man

- a violent struggle ensued

- the man fired the handgun at the man attempting to escape

- it grazed the man's head and struck him in the left hip

- the man with the gun fled the apartment and escaped

Mark Anthony Stephenson, 23 of Toronto, aka Anthony Bennet is wanted on a Canada Wide Warrant for:

1) two counts of Robbery while armed with a Firearm
2) two counts of Forcible Confinement
3) Assault with a Weapon
4) Assault Causing Bodily Harm
5) Discharge Firearm Endanger Life
6) Possession of a Loaded Firearm
7) Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
8) Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Unauthorized
9) Carry Concealed Weapon
10) Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Christine Warner, Hold Up




Man wanted in home invasion robbery and shooting,
The Queensway and Windermere Avenue area,
Mark Anthony Stephenson, 23, aka Anthony Bennet,
Photographs of man released



Mark Anthony Stephenson, 23, aka Anthony Bennet, wanted in home invasion investigation
Above: Mark Anthony Stephenson, 23, aka Anthony Bennet, wanted in home invasion investigation




Man wanted in home invasion robbery and shooting,
The Queensway and Windermere Avenue area,
Mark Anthony Stephenson, 23, aka Anthony Bennet,
Photographs of man released



Mark Anthony Stephenson, 23, aka Anthony Bennet, wanted in home invasion investigation
Above: Mark Anthony Stephenson, 23, aka Anthony Bennet, wanted in home invasion investigation