Public Safety Alert,
Broadcast time: 15:14
Monday, October 1, 2018
Case #: 2018-1280831
The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance identifying a man wanted in two prowler investigations.
It is reported that:
- on Thursday, January 22, 2015, in the area of Dixon Road and Highway 401, a woman came home and noticed a man in the backyard
- she alerted her boyfriend who checked the backyard and noticed a man walking down the street
- the man got into a beige SUV and drove away
After checking their home security system, police were contacted.
It is further reported that:
- when the man was in the backyard, he took a ladder and placed it against the house
- he climbed the ladder and looked into a bathroom window
Security video is being released.
It is also reported that:
- on Friday, July 13, 2018, in the area of Burnhamthorpe Road and Renforth Drive, two women were sitting in the backyard
- they noticed a man in the neighbour’s backyard, committing an indecent act
- he fled the area
He is described as 6’-6’2”, with a medium build, wearing a dark-coloured jacket, a white shirt and dark pants.
After seeing the security video of the 2015 incident, the women contacted police indicating they believed it was the same man responsible for the 2018 incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1104, 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.
Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications