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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, 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 Edward Parks, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Brandon Thompson, 52 Division