Police investigating rash of carjackings and tried carjackings in Forest Hill


Police say that they’re investigating three separate carjackings and tried carjackings that occurred within the metropolis’s Forest Hill neighbourhood over the span of every week.

The incidents all occurred within the space of Bathurst Avenue and Eglinton Avenue between Dec. 29 and Jan. 5.

Within the first incident on Dec. 29, police say that two males brandished a firearm and knife and stole a sufferer’s car.

The car was later recovered however the suspects stay excellent.

They’re each described as white males between the ages of 15 and 20. They had been final seen sporting darkish clothes with hats, gloves and scarves overlaying all however their eyes.

The second incident occurred on Jan. three at round 6:15 p.m.

In that incident, police say that two armed suspects tried to take one other particular person’s automobile however fled following a short battle.

Police later recovered a black reproduction firearm and a knife with a Four-inch blade from the scene.

The suspects in that case are each described as white and roughly 15 years previous with brief brown hair and skinny builds. They had been additionally sporting face coverings.

The third and last incident occurred at round eight p.m. on Jan. 5.

Police say that in that incident a person armed with a 12-inch shiny silver kitchen knife approached a girl as she shoveled snow off her automobile.

It’s alleged that the person then made an unsuccessful try to steal the car however fled the scene emptyhanded.

He’s described as white and 18 to 20 years previous. He was sporting black clothes with a black jacket with fur on the hood.