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Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Multiple Break-and-Enter Incidents near Bloor St. West / Prince Edward Dr. South

Please note, the Toronto Police are looking for a man believed to be responsible for multiple Break-and-Enter incidents near Bloor St. West and Prince Edward Dr. South, please see the news release below from October 18, 2016:
The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of a ongoing Break-and-Enter investigation.

On Sunday, October 16, 2016, at approximately 12:40 am, police responded to a Break-and-Enter radio call in the Prince Edward Drive, south of Bloor Street West area.

It is reported that:
  • a man was standing outside a woman's window
  • the man was attempting to gain access to the house
  • the woman was able to scare the man away
  • upon closer examination, the screen was cut in order to gain access to the window
  • the man was not able to gain entry to the house

He is described as black, in his 20s, tall, with a muscular build. He was wearing a dark-grey hoodie.

It is further reported that:
  • on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at approximately 4:30 am, police responded to a Break-and-Enter radio call in the Prince Edward Drive, north of Bloor Street West area
  • entry was gained into a home
  • the basement window screen was cut through, but entry was made through the main-floor window
  • the wires to the home alarm system were damaged and the rear motion-sensor light was disabled
  • the person was interrupted by police and escaped through the rear of the home

Police are requesting the public check their home security systems for any suspicious activity seen in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police at 416-808-2200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637)

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