Security Bulletin - November 29 2019. Robbery Keele Campus

Alert sent: Friday, November 29, 2019 1:05:14 PM

Security Bulletin - November 29 2019. Robbery Keele Campus

On Thursday November 28th 2019 at approximately 3:30 am, York Security and Toronto Police responded to a robbery that occurred near the Physical Resources Building on Chimneystack Road. It is reported that a York University staff member had just parked his vehicle nearby when he was approached by two suspects. One suspect produced a handgun and demanded his property. In addition, there was also an attempt to steal his vehicle. While unsuccessful in stealing the vehicle, they left the scene with the victim's personal property and were last seen heading northbound from the area. No injuries were sustained. York Security is assisting police in their investigation. Increased high visibility security patrols of the area are in place.

The suspects are described as:

Male 20's/Thin/5'6/Light Moustache/Black Canada Goose Jacket
Male 20's/6'0/Thin/Clean Shaven/Black Puma Sweater/White Shoes

Toronto Police are asking that anyone with information to contact them at 416-808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or at Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).
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. They can be reached by calling 416-736-5297, or visit for more information.
Services are also available to all members or the York community through the Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education. They can be reached by calling 416-736-5211, or visit

Category: Security

Response Type: Monitor

Urgency: Immediate


Severity: Moderate

Certainty: Observed

Sender: York University