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Arrest made in investigation into Theft/ Fraud at hospitals,
Melanie Beskorowany, 27, faces charges

Broadcast time: 08:08
Sunday, May 5, 2019

32 Division

Case #: 2019-603767

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest made in an investigation into a series of thefts from Toronto area hospitals.

It is alleged that:

- on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at 6:34 a.m., an unknown woman entered the employee locker area of North York General Hospital

- the woman removed several items of property, including a set of vehicle keys

- she then exited the hospital, and was able to locate the vehicle from the keys she stole, and drove away in the vehicle

- the woman also had stolen bank cards which were later used in fraudulent transactions.

- she is responsible for similar type offences throughout Ontario.

See previous release.

On Sunday, May 5, 2019, Melanie Beskorowany, 27, of Toronto, was arrested. She is charged with:

1. Theft of Motor Vehicle
2. Fraud Under $5,000
3. Fail to Comply Recognizance

She is scheduled to appear in court on Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Old City Hall, 10:00 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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 Lori Kranenburg, 32 Division and Detective Constable Christopher Dowling, 33 Division