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Arrest made in Robbery investigation,
Sheppard Avenue East and Don Mills area,
Abdulla Abdul-Hussain, 20



Broadcast time: 11:20
Date: Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Unit: Hold Up
Phone: 416-808-7350
Case #: 2022-22951


The Toronto Police Service Hold-Up Squad would like to advise the public of an arrest made in a retail robbery investigation.

On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at 6:33 p.m. officers responded a radio call for robbery in progress at Sheppard Avenue East and Don Mills area.

It is alleged:

- loud bangs and the sound of glass breaking could be heard inside a jewellery store inside a mall

- a man was breaking glass displays with a sledge hammer while employees were inside the store

- mall security attended and engaged with the man and he fled

- police arrived and a short foot pursuit took place

- police were able to apprehend the man and recover the stolen property of fourteen diamond rings

On Tuesday, January 4, 2022, Abdulla Abdul-Hussain, 20, of Toronto was arrested. He is charged with:

1. Robbery
2. Disguise with Intent
3. Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

He is to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Wednesday, January 5, 2022.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350, 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.


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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications for A/Inspector Richard Harris, Hold-Up