Broadcast time: 16:45
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
14 Division
416−808−1400

The Toronto Police Service would like to alert the public about the increase in swarming−type robberies within public parks in 14 Division.

It is alleged that:

− over the past two weeks, a group of seven or more youths have been committing swarming−type robberies in the areas of Bloor Street West/Dufferin Street and Bloor Street West/Christie Street,

− in each of the robberies, the suspects confront the victims and rob them of their valuables.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the 14 Division Major Crime Unit at 416−808−1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), or online at www.222tips.com.