Man wanted in Threaten Death investigation,
Rowan Atkins, 31
Broadcast time: 18:16
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
Case #: 2020-1551112
The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance locating a man wanted in a Threaten Death investigation.
On Thursday, August 13, 2020, officers responded to information of a threat to residents of Regent Park.
It is alleged that:
- a man used his Instagram account to post a threat
- he counselled his 3,000 followers to "shoot everyone in Regent Park"
- his followers include gang members who have been antagonistic to the Regent Park community
Rowan Atkins, 31, of No Fixed Address, is wanted for:
1. Threaten Death
He is described as 5'11", 154 lbs., with a medium build, short black hair, a mustache, beard, and brown eyes.
He is considered violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach, call 9-1-1 immediately.
An image of him is being released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Cory Fougere, 51 Division