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Public Safety Alert,
Stolen R.C.M.P. firearm

Broadcast time: 08:55
Friday, November 1, 2019

22 Division

Case #: 2019-2099749

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a stolen firearm investigation.

On Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 10:04 p.m., officers began an investigation into the theft of an RCMP firearm at Sherway Gardens shopping mall.

It is reported that:

- between 7:30 - 9:45 p.m., a black satchel with a blue stripe was stolen

- the satchel contained a Smith & Wesson 9mm model 5946 pistol

- the pistol has a silhouette of a horse and rider with GRC and RCMP engraved on the right side of the firearm

- also stolen were three magazines and a police radio

If anyone locates the satchel, do not remove the firearm from within. Please call 9-1-1 to have police attend your location.

If anyone has knowledge of or witnessed the theft please call Detective Constable Nicholas Caramanico or Detective Ray Direnzo of 22 Division Major Crime.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Ray Direnzo, 22 Division

Public Safety Alert,
Stolen R.C.M.P. firearm

Stolen RCMP firearm
Above: Stolen RCMP firearm