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POLICE BLOTTER (JANUARY 2017): Three men sought in taxi assault and robbery

January 23rd, 2017 · No Comments

The Toronto Police Service is looking for three men in connection with an assault and robbery of a taxi driver near Russell and Robert streets on Dec. 18 at approximately 3 a.m.

It is alleged that the three men were picked up by the taxi a short distance away before asking to stop near the intersection. After stopping they reportedly robbed and assaulted the driver before fleeing.

The three suspects are all described as in their early 20s. One suspect is around 5´8? with a small beard and a black coat with a fur-lined hood. Another is described as 5´10? with a heavy build and the third is only identified by his grey coat. Security cameras caught images of two of the three suspects, and anyone with information is urged to contact the police at 416-808-1400 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.

—Geremy Bordonaro/Gleaner News

 

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