Toronto Police Service News Release

Public Safety Alert,
Street Robberies,
Finch Avenue West and Sentinel Road area,
Update, two men arrested

Broadcast time: 10:04
Sunday, October 22, 2017

31 Division

Case #: 2017-1851732

The Toronto Police would like to make the public aware of two arrests made in an investigation into a series of Street Robberies, in the Finch Avenue West and Sentinel Road area.

See previous release.

During the late evening hours of Friday, October 20, 2017, Philip Okeugo, 20, of Toronto, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Robbery with violence

On the same evening, Betu Kalala, 21, of Toronto, was also arrested. He has been charged with:

1) two counts of Possession of Property Obtained by crime
2) two counts of Robbery with Violence
3) Robbery with a Weapon
4) Utter Threat

Both were scheduled to appear in court on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Old City Hall, at 10 a.m.

Investigators believe there are still outstanding person(s) involved in the Street Robberies.

Police are reminding the public to remain vigilant.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.