Public Safety Alert
Spadina Road/Eglinton Avenue West
Broadcast time: 15:50
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Case #: 2019-1973785
Toronto Police would like to notify the public of a robbery and carjacking in the area of Spadina Road and Eglinton Avenue West.
At approximately 8.15pm on Saturday, October 12, 2019 it is alleged that:
- A couple were parked in a 2017 grey Toyota Camry in a parking lot when two men approached them
- The men made demands for their wallets, cellphones and the keys to the vehicle
- One suspect was believed to be armed with a knife, while the other brandished the handle of a suspected firearm which was tucked in the front waist-band of his pants
- The duo then demanded the pair get out of the car before driving the vehicle away from the scene
The suspects are described as:
Suspect #1 – Black, 18 to 25 years old, thin build, approximately 5'10” to 6’0”, wearing all black clothes with a black face mask.
Suspect #2- White, 18 to 25 years old, thin build, with blonde hair, approximately 5'11” to 6’0”, wearing all black with a hood and also wearing a black mask.
TPS urges the public to remain vigilant and always aware of their surroundings when parked in, or getting out of, a vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, 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.
Connie Osborne, Corporate Communications for Detective Constable Nick Janjanin, Major Crime Unit