Police seek two suspects in connection with attempted vehicle theft in East York

Police have released security camera images of two suspects being sought in connection with the attempted theft of a vehicle in the Mortimer and Arundel avenues area on the morning of Saturday, May 12.

Toronto police have released images of two men who allegedly tried to steal a vehicle in the East York area early on the morning of Saturday, May 13.

Police were called to area of Mortimer and Arundel avenues regarding the incident.

According to police, two men were observed on video in the driveway of a residence in the area. One of the men allegedly unscrewed a porch light to make the area darker, and then also attempted to remove the doorbell camera from the doorframe, police said.

A man then approached a vehicle in the driveway and allegedly attempted to pull the wires from the front grill of the vehicle, police said. A second male stood at the rear of the vehicle, and the suspects then fled the area.

The first suspect is described as 18-20-years-old, five-feet, eight-inches to five-feet, 10-inches tall, with a thin build, and bushy eyebrows. He was wearing a black hooded sweater and a white skull balaclava.

The second suspect is described as 18-20-years-old, five-feet, nine-inches to five-feet, 10-inches tall, with a medium build. He was wearing a black hooded sweater, black “Adidas” pants with white stripes, white and black shoes.

Security images have been released by police in hopes that members of the public can help to identify the suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police in 55 Division at 416-808-5500, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477, or online at https://www.222tips.com


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