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The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of a series of early morning Break and Enters in the southeast quadrant of 43 Division occurring since Monday, September 25, 2017. This area is bounded by Ellesmere Road to the north; Lake Ontario to the south; Morningside Avenue to the west; and the Durham Region Border to the east.

It is reported that:

  • a man has broken into a number of residences while the occupants are sleeping
  • he appears to target young women and girls
  • he has attempted to gather personal information about them

He is described as black with a light complexion, 6’0″, thin-medium build, with brown eyes.

Police are urging the public to take the following steps to help prevent further incidents:

  • lock all of your doors and windows each night and ensure all house alarms (if any) are active
  • keep porch lights and side lights on as a deterrent
  • keep your garage door locked at all times

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, 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.