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Global News at 5:30 Toronto: September 20, 2022
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Global News at 5:30 Toronto: September 20, 2022

Global News at 5:30 Toronto Posted September 20, 2022 A man is charged after a woman is fatally stabbed in a Canadian Tire store in Mississauga, Ont. A visitation is held for a Toronto police officer killed in the line of duty. And, the Ontario government prepares to roll out the flu vaccine. Source link
Boy, 15, charged in relation to 3 separate GTA carjackings: police – Toronto
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Boy, 15, charged in relation to 3 separate GTA carjackings: police – Toronto

Police have arrested a 15-year-old boy following a spree of carjackings in the Greater Toronto Area, police say. Toronto police said on Aug. 19, officers received a report of a person with a gun in the Meadowvale Road and Sheppard Avenue East area.Police said a 35-year-old man was sitting in his vehicle in a parking lot when three suspects asked him if he had any booster cables that they could borrow.Officers said the victim did not have the cables but offered to drive the suspects to a nearby location. According to police, they got into his vehicle.That is when one of the suspects allegedly produced a handgun and demanded the keys from the victim. “The man got out of his vehicle and fled the area with his vehicle keys,” a news release read. Story continues below advertise...
Private music teacher sexually assaulted young student, Toronto police allege – Toronto
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Private music teacher sexually assaulted young student, Toronto police allege – Toronto

Toronto police say charges have been laid after a private music teacher allegedly sexually assaulted a young student. In a news release issued Tuesday, police said a man held cello lessons at his home near Warden Avenue and Steeles Avenue East in the city’s east end.On May 28, the man allegedly sexually assaulted a child who he had been teaching.Police said an investigation was launched in July and on July 25, and 62-year-old Toronto resident Guo Cheng Xia was arrested. Trending Stories He has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference.Police said he’s scheduled to appear in court Thursday afternoon. Story continues below advertisement The release said officers are concerned there may be additional victims and asked anyo...
SIU to investigate Saturday morning collision in North York – Toronto
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SIU to investigate Saturday morning collision in North York – Toronto

Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after a collision in North York on Saturday morning.In a tweet, Toronto police said the incident took place on Tresillian Road near Highway 401 and Avenue Road.The investigation is being led by York Regional Police, with assistance from Toronto police and Ontario Provincial Police, the tweet said.The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) has invoked its mandate to investigate the collision. The SIU has not yet released any details of its investigation or the incident. © 2022 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc. Source link
Toronto Island ferry schedule reduced for rest of summer after collision with dock – Toronto
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Toronto Island ferry schedule reduced for rest of summer after collision with dock – Toronto

The number of ferries travelling between Toronto Island and the city will be reduced for the rest of the summer after a collision sent five passengers to hospital with minor injuries. A spokesperson for the City of Toronto’s parks, forestry and recreation department said ferries between the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and Toronto Island would “be running at a reduced passenger capacity while the Sam McBride ferry is out of service.”Ferries will continue to run to all three Toronto Island destinations: Hanlan’s Point, Ward’s Island and Centre Island. Read more: 12 injured after Toronto Island ferry crashes at downtown dock “Lineups on both city and island side will move slower due to the reduced carrying capacity,” the spokesperson said. Story continue...
3 pedestrians injured in separate Toronto collisions – Toronto
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3 pedestrians injured in separate Toronto collisions – Toronto

Three pedestrians were injured in separate collisions in Toronto Wednesday morning, police say. Toronto police said emergency crews were first called at 6:48 a.m. to the area of University Avenue and Elm Street in the downtown core.Police said a woman was struck by a vehicle and treated at the scene before being taken to hospital by paramedics. Read more: 1 dead, 2 others injured after two-vehicle crash in Toronto Toronto paramedics told Global News they transported a woman in her 30s to a trauma centre in stable condition.Less than an hour later, emergency crews were called to the area of Dufferin Street and St. Clair Avenue West, police said. Story continues below advertisement There, a man was struck by a vehicle and subseque...
Man injured in stabbing near Toronto Caribbean Carnival celebrations: police – Toronto
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Man injured in stabbing near Toronto Caribbean Carnival celebrations: police – Toronto

A man was stabbed on Toronto’s Lake Shore Boulevard at the same time the Caribbean Carnival’s grand parade was taking place. In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of Lake Shore Boulevard West and British Columbia Road, near the Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex, at around 5:24 p.m. Saturday.Police said there were reports of a man who had been stabbed. Officers located a victim with serious injuries, who was taken to hospital by paramedics.The incident took place in the same area where thousands were celebrating the return of Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival. Trending Stories Lake Shore Boulevard West was closed from Colborne Lodge Drive in the west to Bathurst Street in the west between 2 a.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. Sunday for the festival. ...
Scammed New Zealand couple booted from Toronto AirBnB by police – Toronto
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Scammed New Zealand couple booted from Toronto AirBnB by police – Toronto

A New Zealand couple visiting Toronto was booted from a downtown Airbnb rental by police in the middle of the night after a man claimed the unit was his, even though the couple had paid in full for a one-month rental and had already been staying there for several days. Syeda Farhana Shariff and Shariff Masudul Haque had rented a Front Street West apartment listed on the Airbnb website and had paid more than $4,000 to the rental company.“It was amazing until last night,” Farhana told Global News describing the couple’s visit to Toronto, praising the city and the location of the apartment about a block from Rogers Centre.But late Wednesday, the couple got an unexpected knock at the door when they were settling in for the night. A man told them he lived there and said they had to lea...
Man hit with bottle in Toronto assault, police say – Toronto
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Man hit with bottle in Toronto assault, police say – Toronto

A man was struck with a bottle during an altercation in Toronto, police say. In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of Bloor Street West and Carling Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.Police said there was an altercation between two men and one was struck by a bottle. The victim has very serious injuries, according to Toronto police.The man was taken to hospital under an emergency run, police said. Toronto paramedics told Global News they transported a male patient in serious-but-stable condition. Trending Stories Toronto police officers are searching the Bloor Street and Carling Avenue area for the suspect. Story continues below advertisement ASSAULT:Bloor St W + Carling Av* 8:30 pm *– Altercation between 2 men– ...