TORONTO —; Police are asking the public for help identifying two suspects in connection with two violent robberies in the Greater Toronto Area, after one victim was beaten with batons and another stabbed in the chest.
Police responded to a robbery call in the parking lot of a McDonald’s restaurant at 5453 Dundas St. W at about 3 p.m. on July 30.
A 31-year-old man placed an ad on Kijiji to sell his Nike Air Jordan running shoes when he was contacted by a potential buyer.
Police said he then met with two men who examined the shoes in the parking lot, before “viciously” attacking the seller on the head and body with metal batons and stealing the shoes.
The same two suspects were also allegedly involved in a stabbing at a Petro Canada gas station at 3380 Dixie Rd. in Mississauga on Oct. 11. at about 2:15 a.m.
Police said a victim was stabbed in the chest in the incident and received life-threatening injuries.
The suspects are described by police as:
- 18 years old, 6′ to 6’2″, with a skinny build, large lower lip, and distinct gap between front upper teeth. He was wearing a white bucket cap with dark-blue rim, red T-shirt, black or navy-blue Adidas sweatpants with three stripes down the entire pant leg, white socks, and dark running shoes with white soles.18 years old, approximately 6′, with a skinny build and short black curly hair. He was wearing a blue long-sleeved shirt, buttoned up with white buttons, a white T-shirt with a multi-coloured image (predominantly blue), light-grey Roots sweatpants with a Roots logo on the upper left thigh, and white running shoes with white soles.
Police said the two men are considered armed and dangerous and if seen, witnesses are asked not to approach them and instead to call 911.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at 广州蒲友广州桑拿网222tips广州桑拿网, or by texting TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).