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Five teenage boys were arrested this week after two muggings in the Beach and Leslieville. Police allege that a large group of boys threatened another two boys near Lyall Avenue and Hannaford Street at about 4:35 p.m. on Monday, June 1. A fight started, and one of the two victims was stabbed before the group […]

Five boys arrested after daytime muggings

Five teenage boys were arrested this week after two muggings in the Beach and Leslieville. Police allege that a large group of boys threatened another two boys near Lyall Avenue and Hannaford Street at about 4:35 p.m. on Monday, June 1. A fight started, and one of the two victims was stabbed before the group […]

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A Toronto man arrested by Montreal police for first-degree murder after his mother was found dead in her home near Danforth and Woodbine Avenues is in custody in Toronto. Police arrested 25-year-old Justin Scott in a west-end neighbourhood of Montreal on Thursday, June 4. Toronto homicide officers transported Scott back to Toronto on Tuesday, June […]

Letters to the Editor for June 2, 2015

Thank you to the strangers who chose to help I am writing to thank the young man and the woman who was walking with her baby and dog who came to the aid of my 16 year-old daughter who was the victim of a mugging. Walking home from Malvern CI after hanging with some friends, […]

Two men wanted after Danforth mugging

Two men are wanted by police after a violent mugging near Danforth and Greenwood Avenues on March 17. Darrin Wickens, 29, and Taso Antipas, 45, both of Toronto, are wanted in connection with the attack, in which a man was stabbed and robbed. Police allege that the victim was assaulted by two other men, but […]

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A 71 year-old man has been arrested as the result of a historical sexual assault investigation. The multi-jurisdictional case resulted in allegations that between 1977 and 1983, a 12 year-old boy was sexually assaulted by a staff member of the Sagamore Farm group home in Parham, Ontario. Police allege other incidents happened during the same […]

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An 18 year-old man was mugged near Gerrard Street East and Greenwood Avenue on Feb. 16. At about 6:30 p.m., the victim was approached by two males wearing disguises, one armed with a knife. The suspects took two cell phones, cash and glasses from the victim and fled the scene. The victim sought his own […]

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A man is in police custody facing numerous charges after a stabbing at a Dawes Road apartment. Shortly before midnight on Jan. 20, police responded to a stabbing call, and found a 40-year-old man suffering from obvious injuries. The victim was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. Andrew Peter Jackson, 39, of Toronto, was arrested […]

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  Police are looking for six “persons of interest” after a young man was shot and killed in an apartment building at Main Street and Kingston Road just after midnight on Sunday, Nov. 10. Gaethan Kitadi, 20, was Toronto’s 52nd homicide of the year. At 12:30 a.m., police responded to a shooting call at the […]

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Jordan Lowe, 20, was named by 55 Division as last week’s honouree for Wanted Wednesdays. Police allege that a male was in a stolen vehicle that was the subject of a police chase downtown before officers called off the chase for safety reasons. The vehicle was found and DNA evidence was recovered. Lowe is wanted […]