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Woman, 81, Robbed; Police Release Video Of Suspect

Toronto Police are looking for a man they believe robbed an 81-year-old woman, and they need your help.

The alleged attack happened on Monday around 1pm.

Officers allege that the suspect (pictured above) accompanied his victim to a bank machine in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue West area.

She withdrew a quantity of money. He then allegedly grabbed her purse. She struggled, and he knocked her down.

He then took the purse and ran out of the building, heading north on Yonge Street.

He’s described as:

  • white
  • 5’7″
  • 130 lbs.
  • pale complexion
  • brown hair
  • He was wearing a blue/white winter jacket, blue jeans and black running shoes

Police have released security footage from the lobby – watch the video below.

If you recognize the suspect, call police 416-808-3200 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous 416-222-TIPS (8477). You can also leave your message online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your tip to CRIMES (274637).