Police investigating possible "undetermined poison" in Toronto parkette

Aug 26 2019, 7:00 am

Toronto Police are investigating after several dog owners reported their pups were poisoned at a local park.

As a result, the Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a possible hazardous material that may have been distributed in the Joel Weeks Parkette at 10 Thompson Street.

According to police, on Saturday, August 24, officers responded to reports from several owners in the area of their dogs possibly being poisoned in the park.

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Investigators are concerned that an “undetermined poison may have been left within the park area and has the potential to harm children and small animals.”

Police say the delivery method for the harmful substance is unknown at this time. They are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying any person or persons responsible for the possible dispersal of this substance.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).