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Posted Thursday, January 26, 2023

 
Investigators with the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit – Sexual Assault Section are seeking a suspect and witnesses following a sexual assault that occurred in the City of Richmond Hill.  
On January 25, 2023, at approximately 8:45 p.m., an adult female victim in her 20s was walking across a bridge between Nightstar Drive and Weldrick Road, when an unknown male suspect approached her and sexually assaulted her. The victim began to...

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Posted Thursday, January 26, 2023

Investigators with the York Regional Police #5 District Criminal Investigations Bureau – Property Crime Unit have charged a 52-year-old man and a 44-year-old man in connection with several break and enters that occurred in the City of Markham.
From October 3, 2022 to December 16, 2022, police responded to a number of residential break and enters where high-end jewelry, clothing, accessories and cash were stolen. Investigators believe the incidents were linked to the...

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Posted Thursday, January 26, 2023

Investigators with the York Regional Police Hold-Up Unit are seeking a suspect and any witnesses following a bank robbery in the City of Vaughan. 
On Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at approximately 2:10 p.m., York Regional Police responded to a bank located on Steeles Avenue West and Bathurst Street, for a report of a robbery.
Officers learned that one male suspect armed with a handgun approached an employee and demanded cash. The suspect obtained money and fled the...

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Posted Wednesday, January 25, 2023

 
York Regional Police are reminding residents that vehicle thefts continue to occur frequently throughout York Region. We encourage our citizens to take added precautions to protect their vehicles.
Over two days, January 22 and 23, 2023, officers working in the Town of Georgina responded to four separate incidents involving vehicle thefts from residential driveways.  In three of the four incidents, the vehicles targeted were Dodge Ram pick-up trucks.
Three...

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Posted Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Investigators with the York Regional Police Financial Crimes Unit have arrested and charged a 22-year-old man in connection with a grandparent scam investigation.
On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, investigators received information from a 67-year-old female victim who had lost $57,000 in a grandparent scam by suspect(s) claiming to be a police officer and a judge, stating her grandson had been arrested.
On Monday, January 23, 2023, the victim received another call from a...

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