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One man and one woman arrested in connection with a protest at the Eaton Centre,
Michael Leaf, 29
Vanessa Carvalho, 23



Broadcast time: 10:00
Date: Sunday, September 26, 2021
Unit: 52 Division
Phone: 416-808-5200
Case #: 2021-1841375


The Toronto Police Service is notifying the public of arrests made during a protest at the Eaton Centre.

It is alleged that:

- on Saturday, September 25, 2021, a group of protesters attended the Eaton Centre but were denied access by uniformed Eaton Centre security staff.

- during the incident, an Eaton Centre security guard was assaulted.

- no injuries were suffered by security staff members or protesters.

Toronto Police arrested:

Michael Leaf, 29, of Thornhill, charged with:

1. Assault

Vanessa Carvalho, 23, of Brampton, charged with:

1. Assault

They are scheduled to attend court on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at
60 Queen Street West, room 112.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, 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 Edward Parks, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Brandon Thompson, 52 Division