Man charged in 2 separate store robberies, fight with Toronto officers during arrest: police – Toronto

Toronto police say a 25-year-old man is facing charges after two store robberies in Scarborough and being accused of fighting officers during an arrest. Police said the first incident happened on Jan. 19 in the Lawrence Avenue and Kennedy Road area. A man had walked into a store and approached the checkout counter. It was … Read more

Girl sexually assaulted by man she met on Toronto subway, police say – Toronto

A teen girl was sexually assaulted by a man she met while traveling on the Toronto subway, police say, and officers are now searching for the suspect. Toronto police said on Jan. 7 at around 9:30 pm, three teen girls befriended a man while they were traveling on the TTC’s Line 2. Police said the … Read more

Attacks on Toronto’s homeless appear to be escalating, advocates say – Toronto

Advocates who work with Toronto’s homeless community say they’ve observed an alarming uptick in violence against those who are unhoused – a situation they say has come under the spotlight after recent assaults and the stabbing death of a homeless man in the city. Toronto police and the city say they don’t collect specific data … Read more

Toronto man sentenced to 5 years in prison for collision that left 1 dead, others injured – Toronto

A Toronto man who pleaded guilty to impaired operation causing death in a collision that left one woman dead and others injured has been sentenced to five years in prison. On Jan. 1, 2021, after Isabel Osborne had driven from Peterborough to visit her mother in Toronto, Osborne’s Honda CRV was struck by a Mercedes … Read more

Family of man allegedly killed by group of teen girls in Toronto slams justice system

The family of a man who was killed in an alleged “swarming” attack by a group of teen girls in downtown Toronto last month is slamming the youth justice system, saying the alleged perpetrators should not have privacy rights or bail. The family of 59-year-old Ken Lee sent a statement to Global News, which said … Read more

3 men arrested in connection with human trafficking investigation, Toronto police say – Toronto

Police say three men have been charged in connection with a human trafficking investigation in the Toronto area. Toronto police said on April 1, 2022, officers launched an investigation into human trafficking Police said a 15-year-old girl was allegedly recruited in Toronto to work in the sex trade. Read more: Woman taken to hospital after … Read more

Toronto police identify victim in fatal ‘swarming’ attack

Weeks after Toronto police arrested eight teenage girls and charged them with the “swarming” and stabbing death of a homeless man, the victim has been identified as 59-year-old Ken Lee. Lee, who a source previously told the Star had been dealing with homelessness for some time — with stays in shelter dating back years — … Read more

2 teens charged in connection with carjacking in Toronto: police – Toronto

Two teens have been arrested in connection with a carjacking investigation in Toronto, police say. Toronto police said on Dec. 15, officers received a report of a vehicle theft in the Hullmar Drive and Jane Street area. Police said the victim was working as a food delivery driver and had parked his car to make … Read more

Alleged Toronto bank robber turns himself in, police say – Toronto

A man wanted after a bank robbery in Toronto last month has turned himself in, police say. Toronto police said that on Nov. 28, officers responded to a holdup call in the area of ​​Victoria Park and Danforth avenues. A man allegedly entered the bank wearing a mask to hide his identity, approached a teller … Read more

Police release images of 2 suspects after man assaulted in Toronto – Toronto

Police have released images of two suspects and are appealing to the public for information after a man was assaulted Toronto earlier this month. Toronto police said it happened around 4:40 am on Dec. 4 in the Dovercourt Road and Queen Street West area. A 35-year-old man was walking when two other men who were … Read more