Laptop stolen in Scott Library

A laptop owned by a York student was stolen at approximately 2:40pm on Wednesday, Feb. 23, while the student was studying on the second floor of Scott Library.

The student reported chasing the suspect out of the library and through Central Square, and said the suspect indicated he had a knife, although no knife was produced.

York Security is assisting the Toronto Police Service in the investigation of the incident.

The Toronto Police Service describes the suspect as follows:

  • Male, black, 6 feet tall, slim build, approximately 22 years old, wearing a black hoodie and a dark jacket with green stripe across the back.

Should you have any information about this incident you are asked to contact the Toronto Police Service directly at 416-808-2222.  York Security responds to all community calls at 416-736-5333. 

York community members are reminded to always exercise personal safety by:

  • Being aware of their surroundings and the people around them;
  • Reporting any suspicious persons or behaviour to York Security Services.

Refer to the York Security website for more information or further updates.