Two men wanted in a Robbery/Stabbing investigation,
Lawrence Avenue East and Markham Road area,
Security image of suspect vehicle released
Broadcast time: 08:30
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Case #: 2019-106641
The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance locating and identifying two men wanted in an Armed Robbery/Stabbing incident.
On Thursday, January 17, 2019, police responded to three robbery calls in the Markham Road and Lawrence Avenue East area.
It is alleged that:
- on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at approximately 7:40 p.m., two male suspects approached a 19-year-old man from behind and demanded for his personal belongings in the Markham Road and Lawrence Avenue East area
- the man surrendered his wallet and cell phone before being struck in the face by the two men
It is further alleged that:
- at approximately 7:50 p.m., the same two male suspects approached another man, 27, and demanded for his belongings in the Mossbank Drive and Lawrence Avenue East area
- the 27-year-old man was able to evade the suspects and contact police without loss of property
In addition, it is further alleged that:
- at approximately 7:55 p.m., the same two male suspects stabbed a 24-year-old man and stole his cell phone in the Mossbank Drive and Lawrence Avenue East area
- the two suspects then fled in a vehicle westbound from the area
The 24-year-old stabbing victim was transported to hospital with non life-threatening injuries.
The suspects are described as:
1. Male, black, between 14 to 17, approximately 5’9”, thin build, wearing dark clothing
2. Male, white, between 14 to 17, approximately 5’11”, thin build, wearing dark clothing
The vehicle is described as a dark coloured, 4-door sedan with multi-spoke tire rims.
Police are concerned due to the rapid succession of offences and the level of violence used by the suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, 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.
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Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable David Maserra, 43 Division