Broadcast Time: 10:15 AM
Date: Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Type: Community Safety Alert (CSA)
Occurrence #: Toronto Police 21-1729106
The University of Toronto Campus Safety Special Constable Service would like to make the U of T community aware of a recent news release from the Toronto Police Service in relation to an ongoing investigation into an assault with a weapon that occurred on September 9, 2021 onboard a streetcar in the area of Spadina Avenue and Willcocks Street.
The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect. The suspect is described as:
5’8” in height
Short brown hair
Last seen wearing a light coloured shirt with a black collar, dark jacket with a hood, dark pants and dark shoes
He is believed to be armed and dangerous. If located, do not approach and call 9-1-1.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Toronto Police at 416-808-5200.
For more information, including an image of the suspect, please refer to the Toronto Police news release attached to this Community Safety Alert.
Supports Available on Campus
Community Safety Office
The Community Safety Office offers short-term support and assistance to U of T community members who have experienced personal safety concerns. They can work with you to develop a personal safety plan to address your on-campus safety concerns and explore a variety of other support resources that may be appropriate in the community and on-campus.
Hours: Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM
U of T Campus Safety would also like to remind the community of the following personal safety resources that are available to them:
TravelSafer: This is a 24/7 service available to the U of T community and is available to and from all U of T buildings or abutting TTC stations. This service can be arranged by calling 416-978-SAFE (7233) or by using the U of T Safety App to arrange an escort.
Virtual TravelSafer and Mobile Bluelight: These features are available through the U of T Safety App and can be used to trigger a distress beacon, in the event of an emergency, to send your location to a Campus Safety dispatcher and summon help.