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The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest following an investigation into an attempted murder.

It is alleged that:

  • on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at 2:30 a.m., a man, 22, was leaving a building near the intersection of Lumsden Avenue and Barrington Avenue.
  • he was stabbed multiple times by another man

Kofivoaki Boakye, 33, of Toronto, was charged with:

1) Attempt Murder
2) Aggravated Assault

He was scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Wednesday, September 13, 2017, 10 a.m., room 501.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.