Man wanted in Robbery investigation,
Yonge Street and Wellesley Street area
Broadcast time: 07:15
Monday, September 9, 2019
Case #: 2019-716350
The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance identifying a man wanted in a Robbery investigation.
On Sunday, April 21, 2019, at approximately 1:30 a.m., officers responded to a call for a robbery in the Yonge Street and Wellesley Street area.
It is reported that:
- a taxi driver picked up a fare in the area
- the man sat behind the taxi driver
- he wrapped the seat belt around the drivers throat and choked him as he drove
- he then stole the driver's wallet
- he jumped out of the moving taxi and fled on foot
Security camera images of the suspect are released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Wendy Chang, 52 Division