CRIME BRIEFS

Richmond Hill Post - - News -

A triple shoot­ing oc­curred at the cor­ner of Pine Val­ley Drive and High­way 407 in Vaughan. Just be­fore mid­night on July 17, York Re­gional Po­lice ( YRP) of­fi­cers ar­rived at the scene to find three male vic­tims suf­fer­ing from gun­shot wounds in front of a bar. The male sus­pect al­legedly had a long gun and fled the premises on foot. YRP is cur­rently look­ing for sus­pects and be­lieves this shoot­ing was tar­geted. This was the lat­est in a se­ries of vi­o­lent events across the city of Vaughan.

York Re­gional Po­lice Hold-Up Unit is seek­ing pub­lic as­sis­tance fol­low­ing a rob­bery at a phar­macy in Rich­mond Hill. The in­ci­dent oc­curred on July 3 at Ma­jor Macken­zie Drive and Bayview Av­enue, when a male sus­pect ap­proached em­ploy­ees in the phar­macy and de­manded cash. The sus­pect went to the safe and took cash, fen­tanyl and other pre­scrip­tion nar­cotics be­fore leav­ing in a black sedan. The store em­ploy­ees were un­harmed. The in­ves­ti­ga­tion is on­go­ing.

An un­known male sus­pect is wanted for al­legedly ex­pos­ing him­self to two peo­ple in a park­ing lot in Rich­mond Hill on June 19. The sus­pect did not ap­pear to be wear­ing reg­u­lar pants at the time of the in­ci­dent, only box­ers-style un­der­wear. He ap­proached the two vic­tims in the park­ing lot of Kitchen Stuff Plus on Yonge Street and ex­posed him­self to them. York Re­gional Po­lice is now seek­ing the pub­lic’s as­sis­tance in iden­ti­fy­ing the sus­pect.

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