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Young person arrested in stabbing investigation,
Bloor Street West and Bay Street area



Broadcast time: 14:10
Date: Thursday, March 25, 2021
Unit: 53 Division
Phone: 416-808-5300
Case #: 2021-542997


The Toronto Police Service’s 53 Division have made an arrest in a recent stabbing investigation.

On Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at approximately 3:32 p.m., police responded to a stabbing in the Bloor Street West and Bay Street area.

It is alleged that:

- a teenage boy was stabbed by another teenage boy after a brief conversation

- the victim was transported to hospital and treated for non life-threatening stab wounds to his torso and leg

- officers from both 53 Division and 52 Division assisted with the scene and canvassing for information

A boy was located and arrested a short time later.

A 14-year-old boy, of Toronto, is now facing the following four charges:

1. Assault with a Weapon
2. Possession of weapon etc. dangerous to the public
3. two counts of Carry Concealed Weapon

They are scheduled to attend court on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at 9 a.m., at 311
Jarvis Street, Room 1.

***Please refer to Section 110, Subsection 1, of the YCJA:

110. (1) Subject to this section, no person shall publish the name of a young person, or any other information related to a young person, if it would identify the young person as a young person dealt with under this Act.

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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.


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Constable Michelle Flannery, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Scott Bradbury, 53 Division