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Public Safety Alert,
Lawrence Avenue East and Manse Road area,
No longer treated as Potential Sex Offender

Broadcast time: 09:30
Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Unit: 43 Division
Phone: 416-808-4300
Case #: 2021-289647

On Monday, February 15, 2021, the Toronto Police Service issued a news release to make the public aware of an ongoing investigation for a potential sex offender.

On Sunday, February 14, 2021, at approximately 10 p.m., police were called to a home in the Lawrence Avenue East and Manse Road area.

It was reported that:

- a woman was in her basement apartment when she noticed a man looking through the door

See previous release.

Following further investigation, officers are no longer treating the man as a potential sex offender. The report to police was made in good faith at the time.

The investigation remains ongoing.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Anthony Rutherford, 43 Division