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Assistance sought in Stolen Dog Investigation,
Dundas Street West and Dovercourt Road area,
William Locke, 39, arrested and charged

Broadcast time: 10:30
Date: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Unit: 14 Division
Phone: 416-808-1400
Case #: 2021-2265173

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest made in a stolen dog investigation.

It is reported that:

- a woman left her dog outside of a store on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at 10 a.m., in the Dundas Street West and Dovercourt Road area

See previous release.

On Wednesday, November 24, 2021, William Locke, 39, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Theft Under $5000

He is scheduled to appear at court at Old City Hall on Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 11 a.m., in room 112.

The stolen dog, called Spencer, has been located and returned to his owner.

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