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Arson investigation,
The Queensway and Milton Street area,
Video of suspect released

Broadcast time: 15:10
Date: Thursday, January 7, 2021
Unit: 11 Division
Phone: 416-808-1100
Case #: 2021-16030

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance with an arson investigation.

On Sunday, January 3, 2021, at approximately 9 p.m., an unknown suspect attended a business in the The Queensway and Milton Street area.

It is reported that:

- the suspect broke a window and threw a lit object into the premise. The object caused significant fire damage to the business

- the suspect fled the area on foot to a waiting vehicle which left southbound on Milton Street. The vehicle has been described as a small, light-coloured SUV.

- there is no description of the driver at this time

Security camera footage is now available of the suspect on YouTube.

Investigators are urging anyone with video surveillance footage, or any information regarding this incident, to contact them.

Anyone with information can contact police at 416-808-1100, 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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable James Hiscox, 11 Division