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Rosedale crash: Suspect arrested after two Mercedes, one stolen, hit lawn

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Incident details

A 19-year-old man has been charged following a crash in Rosedale early Tuesday morning, which police said began with the theft of a vehicle. The collision occurred near the intersection of Sherbourne Street and South Drive, close to Bloor Street, shortly before 2

Victim and suspect information

  • The suspect, identified as Malik Young, allegedly stole a vehicle after the driver exited while it was still running.
  • The victim pursued Young in another vehicle, leading to the crash on South Drive.

Scene description

Images from the scene showed two Mercedes SUVs crashed on the lawn of a property on South Drive, causing substantial damage. The impact of the collision knocked over a tree, toppled a metal fence, and scattered bricks across the property.

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Police investigation

Upon arriving at the scene, officers arrested Young, who was subsequently taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Young has been charged with:

  • Theft of a motor vehicle.
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
  • Dangerous operation of conveyance.
  • Failure to comply undertaking.

Call for witnesses

Toronto Police are asking anyone with information to contact them. Anonymous tips can be provided to Toronto Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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