Public Safety Alert, Series of night-time Break-and-Enters, Area bounded by Steeles Avenue to the north, the 404 to the east, Sheppard Avenue East to the
south, and Bayview Avenue to the west.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 1:54 PM 33 Division 416-808-3300
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a series of Break-and-Enters which have occurred at night, in the area bounded by Steeles Avenue to the north, the 404 to the east, Sheppard Avenue East to the south, and Bayview Avenue to the west.
There have been no reports of injuries, though there have been several reports of homeowners awakened by the sound of the intrusion.
In some of the entries, screens were cut, and unlocked windows were opened.
Police are asking homeowners to be vigilant of suspicious people, vehicles, or activity in their neighborhood, and to call 9-1-1.
Homeowners should secure their homes by ensuring fence gates are closed and windows locked. Homes security systems should be armed, and cameras activated. Exterior lighting may also be an effective tool.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.