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Boy, 17, charged with Attempt Murder,
Coxwell Avenue and Cosburn Avenue area

Broadcast time: 12:59
Thursday, March 1, 2018

54 Division

Case #: 2018-377603

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 3:17 p.m, the Toronto Police Service responded to a radio call for a stabbing in the vicinity of Coxwell Avenue and Cosburn Avenue .

It is alleged that:

- two boys arrived in the area of Coxwell Avenue and Cosburn Avenue looking for a 16-year-old boy

- they located the 16-year-old boy in a nearby bus stop and repeatedly stabbed him

- witnesses came to the aid of the boy and other two boys fled

- the 16-year-old boy was rushed to hospital via emergency run

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, a 17-year-old boy was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Attempt Murder

He is scheduled to appear in court at 311 Jarvis Street, on Thursday, March 1, 2018, room #1.

He cannot be named under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

One boy is still outstanding.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5400, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Staff Sergeant George Mullin, 54 Division