Police Beat

A 13-year-old boy was robbed of property on Aug. 1. Shortly before noon, the boy met a male near Danforth and Coxwell Avenues to sell a pair of shoes after making arrangements through Facebook. The suspect grabbed the box of shoes and ran eastbound on Strathmore Boulevard.

Two women, 19 and 21 years old, were near Linsmore Crescent and Milverton Boulevard shortly before 2 a.m. on Aug. 4, when a male approached. The suspect grabbed a purse, causing one of the victims to fall over. In the ensuing struggle, the suspect took a cell phone and wallet from the ground, then ran eastbound on Glebeholme Boulevard. The victims were not hurt.

An 18-year-old man was near Birchmount and Danforth Roads shortly after midnight on Aug. 8 when two males approached. One punched him while the second searched his pockets, before removing his jacket and wallet, fleeing the scene eastbound on Pilkington Drive. The victim sustained minor injuries.

A 24-year-old woman was near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues at about 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 12 when a male sexually assaulted her. The victim did not require medical attention.

 A 59-year-old man escaped robbery on the morning of Aug. 20. At about 5 a.m., the victim was near Enderby Road and Norwood Avenue when a man approached from behind, pushed him and grabbed his wallet. After a struggle, the suspect fled the scene. The victim was not hurt.

A 58-year-old man was robbed on Aug. 21. Some time between 3:20 and 4:30 a.m., the man was approached by two males, who demanded cash. One suspect threatened the victim and grabbed his shirt. The victim complied, and the suspects fled the scene.

Anyone with information on any of these crimes should contact 55 Division police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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.

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