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Harbord Street and Borden Street area,
Shawn Alfredson,45

Broadcast time: 11:07
Date: Monday, May 31, 2021
Unit: 14 Division
Phone: 416-808-1400
Case #: 2021-991459

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance locating an elopee.

Shawn Alfredson, 45, was last seen on Monday, May 31, 2021 in the Harbord Street and Borden Street area.

He is described as 5'4", 220lbs.

He is currently bound by a form 49 Warrant of Committal.

He was found not criminal responsible for Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose in 2005.

Police are concerned for his safety. If located, do not approach. Please call 911.

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.

An elopee is a person who is subject to detention at a psychiatric facility and is absent without leave.

A Warrant of Committal is issued by the Ontario Review Board when a person is found Not Criminally Responsible in court. The Warrant of Committal "Disposition of Detention" commits the person to the custody of a provincial psychiatric hospital and subjects them to abide by certain conditions.

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Constable Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective John Sianos, 14 Division