Assault with a Weapon Investigation,
Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue East area,
Broadcast time: 20:30
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Unit: 32 Division
Case #: 2021-1252031
The Toronto Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in an Assault with a Weapon investigation.
On Sunday, July 4, 2021, at approximately 10:30 a.m., police responded to a call for a person with a knife in the Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue East area.
It was reported that:
- a 37-year-old woman was walking on Doris Avenue (Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue East area) when she passed the man who removed a knife from his pants
- the man began to chase the woman
- the woman was able to flag down a passing motorist for assistance
- the man was last seen walking towards Forrest Laneway
The man is described as 25-30 years old, with short dark hair. He was wearing a black t-shirt with lettering on the front, a dark hooded sweater, dark pants with a rip on the right side, and dark shoes.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, 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 Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective David Windsor, 32 Division