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Investigation into eight knife-point robberies,
Suspect sought,
Security camera images released



Broadcast time: 16:30
Monday, June 29, 2020

Hold Up
416-808-7350

Case #: 2020-196448


The Toronto Police Service Hold Up Squad is requesting the public's assistance in identifying a man in connection with eight knife-point robberies in the east area of Toronto.

It is alleged that:

- between February 2020 and March 2020, a man entered various spas or massage parlours posing as a client

- in each instance, he forced the victims into a chokehold then held a knife to their throat

- the man would then demand their money and, in some instances, their personal belongings

- he then escaped each location on foot

- no injuries were sustained by any of the victims

The man is described as thin build, approximately 5’5”, 25-30 years old, with black hair and speaks Mandarin.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Inspector Lauren Pogue, Hold Up




Investigation into eight knife-point robberies,
Suspect sought,
Security camera images released



Image of suspect in knife-point robberies investigation
Above: Image of suspect in knife-point robberies investigation




Investigation into eight knife-point robberies,
Suspect sought,
Security camera images released



Image of suspect in knife-point robberies investigation
Above: Image of suspect in knife-point robberies investigation