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Man Wanted in Aggravated Assault and Stabbing investigation,
Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East area,
Two Arrests Made



Broadcast time: 16:15
Monday, August 24, 2020

53 Division
416-808-5300

Case #: 2020-1583283


The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance locating a wanted man in connection with an aggravated assault and investigation.

On Saturday, August 22, 2020, at 10 p.m., officers responded to a call for a stabbing in the Mount Pleasant Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East area.

See previous news release.


It is alleged that:

- a 44-year-old man was in the area

- he was approached by a group of three other men

- a dispute erupted and the victim was attacked by the group of three

- he was stabbed multiple times and is now recovering in hospital

- the three men fled the area

On Sunday, August 23, 2020, Koran Sokwaypnace, 20, of Toronto, was arrested.

He has been charged with:

1. Assault with a Weapon
2. Aggravated Assault
3. Weapons Dangerous
4. Fail to Comply with Release Order

He was scheduled to appear, Monday, August 24, 2020, for a bail hearing at College Park Court, room 507 at 10 a.m.


On Monday, August 24, 2020, Colin Defreitas, 27, of Toronto, was arrested.

He has been charged with:

1. Aggravated Assault

He is scheduled to appear, Tuesday, August 25, 2020, for a bail hearing at College Park Court, room 507 at 10 a.m.

Reese Moore is wanted for:

1) Aggravated Assault

He is described as 20 to 30 years old, having black hair in medium length twists. He was wearing black track pants with a white vertical stripe on the side, white 'Adidas' t-shirt, and white runners.

In a previous news release Reese Moore was written incorrectly as Reese Morris.

The outstanding suspect is considered armed, violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

A security camera image has been released.

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 or Google Play.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Matt Mungal, 53 Division




Man Wanted in Aggravated Assault and Stabbing investigation,
Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East area,
Two Arrests Made



Reese Moore, 20-30,
Wanted in Aggravated Assault investigation
Above: Reese Moore, 20-30, Wanted in Aggravated Assault investigation