Toronto, Ontario – The Toronto Police Service Hold Up Squad is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a man in connection with eight knife-point robberies in the east area of Toronto.
It is alleged that:
– between February 2020 and March 2020, a man entered various spas or massage parlours posing as a client
– in each instance, he forced the victims into a chokehold then held a knife to their throat
– the man would then demand their money and, in some instances, their personal belongings
– he then escaped each location on foot
– no injuries were sustained by any of the victims
The man is described as thin build, approximately 5’5”, 25-30 years old, with black hair and speaks Mandarin.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7350 Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.
Case #: 2020-196448
Toronto Police Service
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