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Public Safety Alert
Possible Hazardous Material
Joel Weeks Parkette
10 Thompson Street

Broadcast time: 16:40
Sunday, August 25, 2019

55 Division

Case #: 2019-1614498

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a possible hazardous material that may have been distributed in the Joel Weeks Parkette, 10 Thompson Street.

On Saturday, August 24, 2019 police responded to reports from several dog owners in the area of dogs possibly being poisoned in the park.

As a result of the investigation police are concerned that an undetermined poison may have been left within the park area and has the potential to harm children and small animals. The delivery method for the harmful substance is unknown at this time.

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying any person or persons responsible for the possible dispersal of this harmful substance.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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 Scott Mills, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Bethaney Friesen #9387, 55 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau