Toronto Investigation into eight knife-point robberies, Suspect sought, Security camera images released

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.

The man is described as thin build, approximately 5’5”, 25-30 years old, with black hair and speaks Mandarin.
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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