Security Bulletin January 25, 2020 - Update on January 22nd Security Bulletin on Assault with a Weapon, Keele Campus

Alert sent: Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:38:54 PM

Security Bulletin January 25, 2020 - Update on January 22nd Security Bulletin on Assault with a Weapon, Keele Campus

Further to previous Security Bulletins, Toronto Police have issued a serious update on the severe assault of a York student that occurred in the area of Leith Avenue and Assiniboine Road on January 22nd.


Toronto Police have dedicated resources and attention to the area, and the investigation is being treated with high priority.

York Security Services has increased patrols and is actively working with police on the investigation.

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

We also encourage anyone who needs support to utilize the wide range of services available at York University.

York Security Services operates 24/7 and responds to all community calls at 416-650-8000 or at 416-736-5333 for urgent matters.

The goSAFE service escorts York community members to and from any on-campus location in evenings and night-times.

Emergency Blue Lights and Safety Phones are located throughout York's campuses, and provide a direct line to Security Services.

The Why Work Alone program operated by Security Services provides check-ins with community members who are working alone on campus in evenings, weekends or holidays.

The YorkU Safety App provides a direct link to Security Services and goSAFE. It also provides campus safety alerts and information on safety resources.

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 through the Office of Student Community Relations (OSCR), see, telephone 416-736-5231 or visit W128 Bennett Centre for Student Services.

For more information about these services and other services available at York go to the Community Safety website at

Category: Security

Response Type: None

Urgency: Immediate