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Arson Investigation,
Queen Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue area,
Images released



Broadcast time: 10:55
Date: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Unit: 11 Division
Phone: 416-808-1100
Case #: 2020-2395283


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arson investigation.

On Sunday, December 20, 2020, at approximately 6:30 a.m. and 10 a.m., police investigated fires in the Queen Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- a man set debris on fire near buildings

- the fires could have easily spread

-a few hours later, another fire occurred near the same area

It is believed both fires may be linked.

The suspect is described as having dark scruffy hair and beard. He was last seen wearing multiple layers of dark clothing

Images of a suspect have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1100, 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 Wayne Jackson, 11 Division




Arson Investigation,
Queen Street West and Roncesvalles Avenue area,
Images released



Image: Person of Interest
Above: Image: Person of Interest