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3 men sought after 79-year-old man pushed off Toronto streetcar and robbed: police

Police released security images of three men on Monday. Handout / Toronto Police

Toronto police say they’re searching for three men after a 79-year-old man using a walker was pushed off a streetcar and robbed.

In a news release issued Monday, police said officers were called about a robbery at St. Clair subway station around 6:45 p.m. on Jan. 5.

Police said it’s reported that three men got onto a streetcar on St. Clair Avenue at Spadina Road.

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A few stops later, a 79-year-old man got onto the streetcar, police said.

When the victim began to exit the streetcar at St. Clair station, one of the three men pushed him onto the pavement and they robbed him of jewelry and other items, police said.

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Officers released security images of three people in the hope that someone will be able to assist in identify them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

Security image released by police. Handout / Toronto Police
Security image released by police. Handout / Toronto Police