Robbery reported in TEL Building

At approximately 8pm on Tuesday, Oct. 19 a female student sitting on a bench in the basement of the TEL Building was approached by three male suspects. She was pushed and her white BlackBerry cellphone was taken. The suspects fled on foot.

The Toronto Police Service is investigating the incident.

The first suspect is described as a black male, tall with a slim build. He was wearing a black jacket and a blue hat with the letter "C" on the front.

The second suspect is described as a black male, tall with a slim build, and was wearing a red baseball cap and a black jacket with a white T-shirt underneath.

The third suspect is described as a black male of medium build. He was wearing a black hat with a grey/white brim (and possibly with a Blue Jays logo), white running shoes and a black sports jacket with "Old Navy" in yellow lettering.

Anyone with information is asked to contact York Security Services at 416-736-5333, or the Toronto Police Service, Division 31, at 416-808-3100. 

York community members are reminded to exercise personal safety by:

  • being aware of your surroundings and the people around you;
  • reporting any suspicious persons or behaviour to York University Security Services at 416-736-5333.

York Security Services responds to all York community calls for service and can be contacted directly at 416-650-8000 for general inquiries, or 416-736-5333 for urgent calls.

Visit the York Security website for more information or updates