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Police request assistance with an Arson investigation,
Weston Road and Sykes Avenue area,
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12 Division

Case #: 2022-1355320

The Toronto Police Service would like to update the public of an Arson investigation.

On Saturday, July 16, 2022, at 12:30 a.m., the Toronto Police Service received a call for a Fire at Weston Road and Sykes Avenue area.

It is reported that:

  • at 12:35 a.m., a woman set fire to four separate vehicles parked on the street of Weston Road near Victoria Avenue
  • the woman set an object on fire on the front porch of a house on Sykes Avenue, resulting the house being engulfed in flames
  • the woman continued south and lit garbage on fire out front of 1551 Weston Road
  • no injuries were sustained as a result of the fire

The woman is described as black, light skin, with short hair. She was last seen wearing a long jacket, sandals, a scarf, carrying a tote bag.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or at


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By Constable Alex Li

Constable Alex Li

Media Relations Officer

Corporate Communications

for Detective Josh McSweeney

Detective Josh McSweeney

12 Division


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