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Wanted Man,
Matthew Powell, 24

Broadcast time: 13:05
Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-5500
Case #: 2021-1763557

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance locating a wanted man.

On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at approximately 5 p.m., police responded to a call for an assault in the area of Carlaw Avenue and Queen Street East.

It is alleged:

- a man attended a woman's apartment

- the man assaulted the woman and fled

The man has been identified as Matthew Powell, 24, of Toronto. He is wanted for:

1. Assault
2. Assault/Choking
3. Uttering Threats
4. Criminal Harassment

The man is described as 5'6", slim build, 140 lbs., brown eyes, black short hair, small facial beard.

Investigators are appealing to the public if his whereabouts is known, please contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Mario Boward, 55 Division

Wanted Man,
Matthew Powell, 24

Matthew Powell, 24, is wanted in an assault investigation.
Above: Matthew Powell, 24, is wanted in an assault investigation.