Man allegedly throws 87-year-old woman from her walker then robs her at home

Feb 13 2020, 8:38 am

The Toronto Police Service is asking for public assistance in identifying a man who reportedly robbed personal items from an 87-year-old woman in her home.

According to the police, the robbery took place on February 7 around 2 pm in the Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue West area.

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Robbery suspect / Toronto Police Service

It’s reported that the woman entered the lobby of her apartment building where she was approached by an unknown man and was then thrown from her walker onto the ground.

The man took her personal items and memorabilia belonging to her late husband, then fled the scene through the front door.

The suspect is described as a tall man with a heavy build.

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Robbery Suspect / Toronto Police Service

He was reportedly wearing a dark puffy ‘Northface’ winter jacket with the hood up, a dark baseball cap with a gold round sticker on the top of the brim, white coloured gloves, dark pants, and black runners with white detailing.

He was also wearing a two-tone dark and light coloured scarf covering the lower half of his face.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, 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).