Security Bulletin – 13 September 2016 

Fatal Stabbing– Off Campus –– Boake Street 
Toronto Police are investigating a fatal stabbing just outside the Keele Street campus.
On Tuesday 13 September 2016 in the early morning hours, Toronto Police responded to a Boake Street address where an altercation had occurred.  One person is reported to have been fatally stabbed in this altercation.  The Toronto Police homicide unit has been assigned the investigation. No information on the victim or suspect(s) have been released at this time.
We are in close communication with Toronto Police and we will advise of any further information.
Should you have any information about this or any incident, you are asked to contact Toronto Police Service directly at 416-808-2222 or York Security at 416-736-5333.
If you have non-immediate safety concerns you wish to discuss, please contact the general York Security number at 416-650-8000.
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