Toronto police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who escaped from custody in the Coxwell and Mortimer avenues area yesterday evening.
Duarte Borges, 56, was last seen on Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. Borges was in a medical facility under police custody when he escaped on foot in an unknown direction, police said in a press release.
Police describe Borges as five-feet, five-inches tall, weighing 140 pounds, with a slim build, grey hair, and unshaven with a slight moustache.
He was last seen wearing a black hooded top, a grey toque with a logo on the front, black pants, and tan boots. He walks with a limp.
Police do not believe he is a risk to public safety.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477 or online at https://www.222tips.com