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Toronto: Leonard Medley wanted for violent robbery at downtown pizza parlour

 

Leonard Medley, 24, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for robbery and forcible confinement. (Toronto Police handout)

Wanted: Leonard Medley  
By Chris Doucette ,Toronto Sun 
First posted: Monday, April 29, 2013 09:14 AM EDT | Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013 09:19 AM EDT
Leonard Medley, 24, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for robbery and forcible confinement. (Toronto Police handout)

Leonard Medley, 24, is wanted for a violent robbery at a downtown Toronto pizza parlour last month.

Toronto Police say three men walked into a Pizza Hut at 810 Church St., near Bloor St. E., around 3 p.m. on March 10.

One bandit grabbed an employee and pinned her against a wall while the other two emptied the cash register. Two men have already been arrested for this heist.

Medley is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for robbery and forcible confinement.

Investigators urge anyone with information to call 416-808-7350 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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GTA: Vietnamese Minh Hoang Tran arrested in connection to bank robberies over two-year period

Man arrested in connection to bank robberies over two-year period
Published on Tuesday December 18, 2012
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Sarah Taguiam
Staff Reporter

A man has been arrested in connection to a five GTA bank robberies that took place over a two-year period.

During several instances from 201 to this year, a man wearing a ski mask robbed tellers from different banks in the city on gunpoint, police said.

In one case, the man allegedly fired a shot into a bank’s ceiling and immediately fled the scene. There were no reported injuries.

Minh Hoang Tran, 29, who has no fixed address, is facing 11 charges including robbery while armed with firearm and disguise with intent.

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Toronto: Kevin Perez pleads not guilty to first-degree murder in execution-style slaying of barber Christopher Thompson

 

Christopher Thompson, 35, was shot to death on Jan. 24, 2012 in the Malvern barber shop where he worked. Kevin Perez pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in his death.

Toronto barber shooting: violent criminal pleads guilty
Published on Friday December 21, 2012

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Christopher Thompson, 35, was shot to death on Jan. 24, 2012 in the Malvern barber shop where he worked. Kevin Perez pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in his death.

Peter Small
Courts Bureau

A popular Toronto barber hit four times by a shotgun in his salon was killed in revenge for his refusing to pay for a broken, stolen laptop.

New details of the execution-style slaying of Christopher Thompson were released Friday as Kevin Perez, 28, pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder but guilty to second-degree murder.

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Dollard-des-Ormeaux: Irving Fosu claims he was forced by friend to commit string of bank robberies

Emotional bail hearing for accused in bank robberies
Irving Fosu, 19, says he was pushed by drug-dealing friend
CBC News Posted: Nov 6, 2012 9:43 PM ET Last Updated: Nov 7, 2012 6:18 AM ET
Judge Jean-Pierre Boyer said he would not force Irving Fosu to identify his friend as a security precaution. (CBC) Facebook
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A Montreal judge must decide whether a young man will get bail, following a tearful and emotion-filled hearing Tuesday.

Irving Fosu from Dollard-des-Ormeaux, a town on Montreal’s West Island, has been charged in connection with a hostage taking in a string of bank robberies on Montreal’s West Island.

Fosu, 19, is accused of using an air-gun to demand money from banks in Roxboro, Pointe-Claire and Lachine.

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Montreal: Romanian gypsies Filip Stan, Ionel Caldararu, Uneria Miclescu and Mariana Sirbu arrested in wave of pickpocketing robberies targeting the elderly

Montreal police looking for victims of a pickpocketing ring
Global News : Monday, October 22, 2012 5:01 PM

Photo Credit: Police , Handout

Montreal – Police made four arrests in north Montreal in September – all related to a wave of pickpocketing robberies targeting the elderly.

The arrested suspects are two men and two women: Filip Stan, 26, Ionel Caldararu, 22, Uneria Miclescu, 22, and Mariana Sirbu, 24, who appeared on charges of robbery, theft of less than $5000, concealment and conspiracy to commit theft in 12 incidents.

To date, there have been 50 incidents connected to this pickpocketing ring, and the police anticipate further arrests. 

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Toronto: Meneliki Jafari David-Lee charged in Kijiji-related attempted robbery at gunpoint

Man held at gunpoint, almost has iPad stolen in Kijiji-related attempted robbery
Matthew Braga 
The Globe and Mail
Published Tuesday, Sep. 04 2012, 3:44 PM EDT

Last updated Tuesday, Sep. 04 2012, 3:47 PM EDT

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Toronto Police are warning residents to be cautious when meeting unfamiliar people after a 23-year-old man was held at gunpoint and nearly robbed of an Apple iPad he offered to sell online.

On Aug. 29, police say the victim placed an advertisement using the online classified ad service Kijiji, offering to sell the tablet device.

After a series of e-mails, text messages and telephone calls, a potential buyer – suggested he meet the seller in the Lawrence Avenue West and Brookhaven Drive area, near Black Creek Drive, police say.

The pair met around 2:30 p.m. on Aug. 31, in a residential area familiar to the buyer. Police say he attempted to rob the seller at gunpoint, who managed to escape with the iPad and call for help.

Meneliki Jafari David-Lee, 21, has been charged with robbery, carrying a concealed weapon, threatening death and using a firearm to commit an indictable offence.

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