( YRP) is York Regional Police seeking assistance to locate a male suspect wanted in an ongoing human trafficking investigation. Officers were called to a hotel in Markham after hearing of a 20year-old female victim who had been assaulted by a male suspect. Investigators determined the victim had been working in the sex trade and was held against her will and assaulted by the suspects. He is wanted on charges of assault, trafficking in persons, kidnapping, forcible confinement and more.
was charged A Thornhill resident in connection with a June break-in at a Yorkville residence. According to YRP, the victim was at a work function, and her purse was stolen from a common area. The suspect allegedly used her identification to locate her home address and broke into her house before 4 p.m. The suspect encountered another female victim inside the home and fled in the first victim’s vehicle. He was arrested in late July and has been charged with theft and break-and-enter.
five people were injured At least on the morning of Aug. 18 from a vehicle slamming into the side of Hillcrest Mall. Three of the injured, including the driver, were transported to hospital by paramedics. According to YRP, the driver of a truck was driving in the parking lot and experienced a medical emergency, causing the vehicle to drive into the store. It is unclear what the medical emergency the driver was suffering from. All of the injuries sustained were minor.