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Posted Friday, November 17, 2017

Fail-to-Remain 1Investigators with the York Regional Police Major Collision Investigation Unit are releasing surveillance video of a suspect vehicle following a serious pedestrian fail-to-remain collision in the City of Markham.   
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at approximately 8:30 p.m., York Regional Police responded to the intersection of Yonge Street and Highland Park Boulevard, which is located just north of Steeles Avenue, for a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle...

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Posted Friday, November 17, 2017

AutoCargo1Investigators with the York Regional Police Auto/Cargo Theft Unit have charged three men following vehicle thefts from commuter parking lots across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).
The investigation began in August 2017, after York Regional Police received reports of a series of vehicle thefts from commuter parking lots across the GTA. Thieves appeared to be targeting Honda, Acura and Toyota vehicles that were parked in commuter lots for the majority of the day. As the investigation...

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Posted Friday, November 17, 2017

York Regional Police would like to make our citizens aware of a recent extortion kidnapping fraud targeting newcomers to Canada.
York Regional Police wants to advise our citizens of a scam that has been occurring worldwide including one incident in Richmond Hill and several in Toronto. Unknown suspects, posing as Chinese law enforcement or government officials contact a victim, typically young Chinese students living here in Canada. The suspects advise the victims they are...

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Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017

Investigators with the York Regional Police Homicide Unit have charged an 18-year-old man from the City of Toronto with First Degree Murder following the death of 30-year-old Cody GIONET .
On Saturday, October 21, 2017, at approximately 9:50 p.m., York Regional Police responded to a weapons call in the area of Sheldon Avenue in the Town of Newmarket. Officers arrived on scene and located a male victim suffering from gunshot wounds.
The victim, Cody GIONET, 30, of the...

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Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017

Investigators with the York Regional Police #3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau are seeking witnesses and a driver after a 13-year-old girl was approached by a stranger in a van and told to get in the vehicle.
On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 1:40 p.m., a 13-year-old girl was walking on Annamaria Drive when a white van pulled up next to her. The male driver of the van had the window rolled down slightly and yelled at the girl to get in the van. Fearing for her safety,...

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