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Four boys face total of 54 charges in Robbery investigations,
Christie Pits Park and Dufferin Grove Park areas



Broadcast time: 11:56
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 2018-1131892


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of arrests in several Robbery investigations.

It is alleged that:

- between Tuesday June 19, 2018, and Monday June 25, 2018, several swarmings were reported in the Christie Pits Park and Dufferin Grove Park areas

- victims were robbed by a group of males who, in some instances, held their victims at knifepoint

- they were struck in a violent manner and had their property taken

It is further alleged that:

- in one instance, one of the male suspects indicated he was in possession of a handgun

On Monday, June 25, 2018, four boys were arrested.

A 17-year-old boy, of Toronto, was charged with:

1) 11 counts of Robbery with an Offensive Weapon
2) four counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000
3) nine counts of Fail to Comply with Young Offenders Act Disposition


A 17-year-old boy, of Toronto, was charged with:

1) 11 counts of Robbery with an Offensive Weapon
2) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
3) two counts of Carrying Concealed Weapon
4) three counts of Fail to Comply with Recognizance
5) three counts of Fail to Comply with Young Offenders Act Disposition


A 15-year-old boy, of Toronto, was charged with:

1) two counts of Robbery with an Offensive Weapon
2) three counts of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
3) Fail to Comply with Recognizance


A 15-year-old boy, of Toronto, was charged with:

1) two counts of Robbery with an Offensive Weapon
2) Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000
3) Fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking Given by an OIC


They were scheduled to appear in court at 311 Jarvis Street on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 9 a.m.

The Young People cannot be named under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Blair Liburd, 14 Division