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Missing Man,
Jones Avenue and Gerrard Street East area,
Yao Au, 71

Broadcast time: 08:56
Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-5500
Case #: 2021-1310354

The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance locating a missing man.

Yao Au, 71, was last seen on Saturday, July 10, 2021, at 12 p.m., in the Jones Avenue and Gerrard Street East area.

He is described as 5’2”, with a medium to heavy build, tanned complexion, balding black and grey hair, and a grey goatee. There is no clothing description at this time.

Police are concerned for his safety.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

A person can be reported missing at any time - there is no 24 hour waiting period. If you are concerned for someone’s immediate safety, call 9-1-1. Otherwise, you can report a person as missing to the Toronto Police Service by calling the non-emergency number 416-808-2222.

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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Martina Kovacevic, 55 Division