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Public Safety Alert,
Dundas Street East and Boulton Avenue area,
Possible Hazardous Material

Broadcast time: 12:10
Date: Sunday, July 18, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-5500
Case #: 2021-1342015

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a possibly hazardous substance found in a public park.

On Saturday, July 17, 2021, officers responded to a report from a dog owner that crackers were left by several trees near a park in the Dundas Street East and Boulton Avenue area. As a precaution, the crackers were seized and will be tested for hazardous materials.

There have been no reports of sick animals in the area. However, police are concerned about such incidents and the potential for animals to be harmed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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.

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Constable Edward Parks, Corporate Communications, for Detective Emanuel Gialousis, 55 Division