Footage of suspect in attempted theft, assault at Yorkville art gallery released
Chris Herhalt, CP24.com
Published Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:43AM EST
Last Updated Wednesday, November 30, 2016 11:49AM EST
Investigators have released surveillance camera footage of a suspect who allegedly attempted to steal a purse from an employee of a Yorkville art gallery last month.
Toronto Police say that at 8:35 a.m. on Oct. 26, a man entered the Odon Wagner Gallery on Davenport Road, east of Avenue Road.
He allegedly attempted to steal a purse from an employee at the gallery. When other staff intervened to confront the man, he allegedly assaulted them before fleeing the area.
The suspect is described as a black male with short hair. He was last seen wearing a tan colour coat, a white shirt and tie, with dark pants.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-5300, or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477 (TIPS).