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Suspect accused of breaking into Toronto woman’s apartment, cooking meal and trying on clothes

A Toronto police statement said the incident happened near Yonge and Gloucester streets. File / Google Streetview

Toronto police say a 35-year-old man has been charged after allegedly breaking into a downtown apartment to cook a meal and try on clothes belonging to the tenant.

According to a statement issued Wednesday afternoon, the incident happened near Yonge and Gloucester streets, north of Wellesley Street East, at around 5 p.m. on Monday.

The statement said a 33-year-old woman came home and found the accused in her home. It was reported the suspect cooked a meal while wearing clothes belonging to woman. It was also alleged the man stole some of the tenant’s personal items.

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When the woman called officers, investigators said the accused took off. The suspect was reportedly found a short time later and was arrested.

The statement said Robert Anthony Stumpo was charged with break-and-enter. He was scheduled to appear in a downtown court Wednesday morning.

Meanwhile, officers asked for anyone with “information regarding any other possible victims” to call police at 416-808-5100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

Robert Anthony Stumpo is seen in an undated photo. Handout / Toronto Police Service

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