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The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance with an investigation into stunt driving and street racing.
The incident occurred on Sunday, April 4, 2021 at approximately 2:25 a.m. in the area of McNicoll Avenue and Placer Court, Toronto.
It is reported that:
- there were multiple vehicles and over 300 people near the intersection of McNicoll Avenue and Placer Court,
- a police car that arrived at the scene was surrounded by the crowd of observers. The crowd obstructed the path of the car and caused damage to the car,
- initial posts on social media showed videos of the event where a flame thrower was used and the intersection was set on fire by an individual.
We encourage witnesses to this incident to include their name(s) and contact information.