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Man wanted in assault investigation,
Ammar Bekri, 27



Broadcast time: 21:45
Date: Friday, November 12, 2021
Unit: 52 Division
Phone: 416-808-5200
Case #: 2021-2180023


The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance locating a man wanted in an assault investigation.

On Friday, November 12, 2021, at 11:30 a.m., officers responded to a call for a dispute in the Spadina Avenue and Queens Quay West area.

It is alleged that:

- two men became involved in an argument over money

- one man pulled out a pocket knife and threatened to stab a 32-year-old man

- the man made an attempt to stab the the 32-year-old man but was unsuccessful

- the suspect then took video of himself damaging the 32-year-old man's car

- the video was posted to social media

Ammar Bekri, 27, of Toronto, is wanted for:

1) Assault with a Weapon
2) Possession of a Weapon
3) Uttering Threats
4) Mischief Under $5000
5) Two counts of Fail to Comply – Probation

Photographs of him are released.

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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Brandon Thompson, 52 Division




Man wanted in assault investigation,
Ammar Bekri, 27



Man wanted in assault investigation,
Ammar Bekri, 27
Above: Man wanted in assault investigation, Ammar Bekri, 27




Man wanted in assault investigation,
Ammar Bekri, 27



Man wanted in assault investigation,
Ammar Bekri, 27
Above: Man wanted in assault investigation, Ammar Bekri, 27