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Suspicious Threat Investigation,
Coxwell Avenue and Sammon Avenue area

Broadcast time: 16:30
Friday, June 26, 2020

55 Division

Case #: 2020-1067559

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a Suspicious Threat investigation.

On Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at approximately 12:31 p.m. police responded to a radio call in the Coxwell Avenue and Sammon Avenue area.

It has been reported that:

- workers assigned to a closed construction site, which is not accessible to the general public, arrived at work to find nooses attached to their construction equipment

Toronto Police has been actively investigating this incident and investigators have engaged the Hate Crime Unit. Additionally, both the construction company and owners of the site have been assisting with the investigation.

Investigators are appealing to anyone with information to contact 55 Division at 416-808-5500 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous.

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 or Google Play.

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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sanjay Sharma, 55 Division