York Security Bulletin, May 23, 2019 - Robbery (Keele campus)

Security Bulletin, May 23, 2019 -  Robbery (Keele Campus)

On Wednesday May 22nd, 2019 at approximately 6 pm, it was reported that a community member was outside the Victor Philip Dahdaleh Building on the north side entrance when he was approached by a female suspect who demanded his wallet. An altercation between the victim and suspect occurred in the area leading to the loading dock for the Center for Film and Theater, where a second suspect was reported to have appeared and joined in. No weapons were reported as seen and injuries were reported to be minor.  A white Nissan Altima vehicle was apparently used by the suspects to escape and was last seen going south on Seneca Lane.  York Security is assisting Toronto Police in their investigation.  York Security has enhanced uniform patrols of the area.

Suspects are described as:

Female, Mid 30s, 5’ 7”, very thin, wearing a scarf around her head, black jacket, black pants.

Male, 24-26 years old 6’ tall, medium build, clean shaven, wearing black pants, black jacket and a baseball hat.

Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact Toronto Police Service at 416-808-3100, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

We also encourage anyone who needs support to utilize the University's services. For faculty and staff in need of support, please call the Employee and Family Assistance Program toll-free 24 hours a day, seven days a week for immediate, confidential help at 1-800-268-5211; TTY Service is available at 1-800-363-6270.

The Student Counseling & Development office offers personal counseling services to all York students. Visit them in Room N110, Bennett Centre for Student Services or call 416-736-5297.

Support is also available through the Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education at 416-736-5211

York Security responds to all community calls at 416-650-8000 or at 416-736-5333 for urgent matters. Please refer to the Community Safety Department website for more information or updates.