53 Division
Broadcast time: 17:05
Tuesday, August 21, 2007
416−808−5300

The Toronto Police Service wants to alert the public about recent late−night robberies in Winston Churchill Park in the Spadina Avenue/St. Clair Avenue West area.

It is reported that:
− during the past week, victims were jogging or walking through the park,
− they were approached by a man who was carrying a flashlight and a handgun,
− the man confronted the victims by pointing a flashlight in their face,
− he demanded their belongings while he held a black handgun in his other hand.

The suspect is described as black, 25−30 years old, 5’10 − 6’, with stubble/beard on his face.

He had a deep voice and was wearing dark clothing.

Members of the public should continue to use caution when travelling alone.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416−808−5300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416−222−TIPS (8477), or online at www.222tips.com