Assault with a Weapon Investigation,
Milner Avenue and Progress Avenue area, Image released
Broadcast time: 21:10
Date: Monday, April 19, 2021
Unit: 42 Division
Case #: 2021-693901
The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance identifying a man sought in an Assault with a Weapon investigation.
On Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 6:16 p.m., officers responded to a call for a person with a knife in the Milner Avenue and Progress Avenue area.
It is reported that:
- a man was in Burrows Hall Park talking on his cellphone
- he was approached by a man, not known to him
- the man produced a knife and made several attempts to attack the victim with the knife
- the victim was knocked to the ground
- the victim took a photo of the man and fled the area
An image of the man has been released.
Investigators are asking for the public's assistance to identify the suspect.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200, 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 Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Chris Lupson, 42 Division