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Man wanted for escaping custody,
Coxwell Avenue and Mortimer Avenue area



Broadcast time: 11:05
Friday, March 8, 2019

41 Division
416-808-4100

Case #: 2019-420726


The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance locating a man who escaped from custody.

Duarte Borges, 56, was last seen on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 7:01 p.m., in the Coxwell Avenue and Mortimer Avenue area.

He was in police custody while in a medical facility when he escaped and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

He is described as 5'5", 140 lbs., with a slim build, grey hair, and unshaven with a slight moustache. He was last seen wearing a black hooded top, a grey toque with a logo on the front, black pants, and tan boots. He walks with a limp.

He is also known to frequent the East York area, as well as the downtown core.

Police do not believe he is a risk to public safety.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Sergeant Gregory Parliament, 41 Division




Man wanted for escaping custody,
Coxwell Avenue and Mortimer Avenue area



Duarte Borges, 56,
Escaped Police Custody
Above: Duarte Borges, 56, Escaped Police Custody