Update – Fatal Stabbing– Off Campus – Boake Street – Arrest Made

Security Bulletin – 13 September 2016

Update – Fatal Stabbing– Off Campus – Boake Street – Arrest Made
As reported earlier, Toronto Police responded to a Boake Street address this morning where an altercation had occurred during which an individual was fatally stabbed.
Toronto Police have announced that an arrest has been made.
We encourage anyone who wishes to speak with a counsellor to contact York University Counselling Services. Student support is available at 416-736-5297 (during the day), or at Good2Talk at 1-866-925-5454 (24 hours). Faculty and Staff support is available at 1-800-268-5211 (TTY 1-800-363-6270).
Any members of the community who are concerned about their safety may wish to contact the general York Security number at 416-650-8000 or refer to the York Security Website http://security.info.yorku.ca for information on available safety services and supports.

Security Bulletins

Security Bulletins are issued with regard to incidents that occur on York University property when:

  • a serious incident has occurred and there is a risk of recurrence; and/or
  • there is a pattern of recurring, but less serious incidents (such as thefts or robberies); and/or
  • a Security or Police investigation will be assisted by bringing forward witnesses and information.

When an incident represents an immediate threat to the physical safety of persons at the University, there would be an immediate communication to all or to the affected parts of the University following the protocols outlined in York’s Emergency Plan and related procedures, employing the push notification on the Mobile Safety App, the LCD screens, and the emergency PA system.