Queen Street West and Ossington Avenue area,
Samuel Tesfamic Kassa, 45
Broadcast time: 17:41
Friday, May 1, 2020
Case #: 2020-820167
The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance locating an elopee.
Samuel Tesfamic Kassa, 45, was last seen on Friday, May 1, 2020, at approximately 2:30 p.m., in the Queen Street West and Ossington Avenue area.
He is described as 5’9", 150 lbs., with a thin build. He has short black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt, navy blazer, blue pants and black running shoes.
He is currently bound by a Form 49 "Warrant of Committal."
In 2012 he was found Not Criminally Responsible for an assault and threatening.
If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, 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 or Google Play.
An elopee is a person who is subject to detention at a psychiatric facility and is absent without leave.
A Warrant of Committal is issued by the Ontario Review Board when a person is found Not Criminally Responsible in court. The Warrant of Committal "Disposition of Detention" commits the person to the custody of a provincial psychiatric hospital and subjects them to abide by certain conditions.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Rodney Damas, 14 Division