Boy, 17, charged with Attempt Murder,
Coxwell Avenue and Cosburn Avenue area
Broadcast time: 12:59
Thursday, March 1, 2018
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 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Staff Sergeant George Mullin, 54 Division