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Police Seek Assistance with an Arson Investigation,
King-Liberty Pedestrian Cycle Bridge

Broadcast time: 15:10
Date: Saturday, November 20, 2021
Unit: 14 Division
Phone: 416-808-1400
Case #: 2021-2233340

The Toronto Police Service is seeking the public's assistance with an arson investigation.

On Friday, November 19, 2021, at approximately 7:55 p.m., officers responded to a call for a fire at the King-Liberty Pedestrian Cycle Bridge.

It is reported that:

- an amount of combustible material was under the pedestrian/cycle bridge

- a man approached this area and set the material on fire

- this caused significant damage to the bridge causing it to be closed

The man is described as having a thin build, and dark-coloured hair. He was wearing a long black jacket, black pants, and carrying a dark backpack.

Security camera video of the man is released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Nabih Mansour, 14 Division