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Suspicious Incident Investigation,
Queen Street East and Boulton Avenue area,
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Broadcast time: 12:00
Date: Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-5500
Case #: 2021-2088564


The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance identifying a suspect in a suspicious incident investigation.

It is reported that:

- on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at approximately 12:33 p.m., a man was observed walking in the Queen Street East and Boulton Avenue area

- the man approached a water bowl for pets, out front of a local business

- the man sprayed an unknown substance into the bowl, then walked away

The man is described as 5'10", with a medium build, and has dark facial hair, with a possible goatee. He was wearing a black and white jacket, black hooded sweater, black pants, black gloves, and grey shoes with white soles. He was carrying a large wooden stick, bright lime green shopping bag and a red and pink backpack.

The owner of the business was alerted to the incident and removed the water bowl before any dogs or animals could drink from it.

Investigators are warning the public to be aware of this man's actions and use caution when allowing your pet to drink water that is in public spaces.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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 Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Daphne Dworatzek, 55 Division




Suspicious Incident Investigation,
Queen Street East and Boulton Avenue area,
Security image released



Suspicious Incident Investigation,
Queen Street East and Boulton Avenue area,
Security image released
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