Robbery with a Firearm investigation,
Lawrence Avenue East and Underhill Drive,
Three men wanted
Broadcast time: 16:50
Monday, March 4, 2019
Case #: 2019-306486
The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in a robbery with a firearm investigation.
It is reported that:
- a man posted several items for sale on an on-line advertising site
- another man, who posed as a prospective buyer, responded to the ad and the two men made arrangements to meet
- on Sunday, February 17, 2019, the man and a friend attended an apartment building in the area of Lawrence Avenue East and Underhill Drive to meet the prospective buyer
- once inside the building the two followed the buyer to a stairwell area, at which point he held them up at gun point and was joined by two male accomplices
- the three suspects violently assaulted both victims, causing significant injuries, before stealing several items and fleeing on foot
One of the men has been identified as Rohullah Hadi, 19, of Toronto. He is currently wanted for:
1. Two counts of Robbery with Firearm
2. Two counts of Point Firearm
3. Assault Causing Bodily Harm
4. Two counts of Assault with a Weapon
5. Use Firearm in the Commission of an Indictable Offence
6. Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence
His photograph is attached.
The two other male suspects have been described as having thin builds, wearing black ski masks and dark clothing.
Police are requesting the public's assistance and are appealing to anyone who has seen or knows the whereabouts of Rohullah Hadi or his accomplices to contact police at 416-808-3300, 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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Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Catherine De Oliveira, 33 Division