Toronto police mentioned officers responded to a theft name within the space of Parliament and Shuter streets on Could 12.
Police mentioned a male suspect contacted a intercourse employee, organized a gathering and went to the feminine sufferer’s residence.
When she opened the door, the suspect went inside and produced a handgun whereas demanding money, police mentioned.
A second feminine sufferer got here to the door and the suspect pointed the gun at her, police mentioned, and once more demanded money.
The 2 victims mentioned they didn’t have any cash and the suspect fled empty-handed, police mentioned.
Toronto police’s Maintain Up Squad launched an investigation and, on the similar time, Peel Regional Police have been investigating an identical incident involving a intercourse employee.
On Could 13, Peel police executed a search warrant and arrested a suspect in relation to their investigation, who was launched on bail the identical day, police mentioned.
“Members of the Maintain Up Squad liaised with members of the Peel Regional Police Legal Investigative Bureau and decided that the arrested male was concerned within the residence invasion which occurred in Toronto,” Toronto police mentioned.
On Could 19, officers went to the suspect’s residence and took him into custody.
Mississauga resident Yousef Babiker, 22, has been charged with a number of offences in relation to the Toronto incident, together with two counts of theft with a firearm, two counts of pointing a firearm, weapons harmful, utilizing an imitation firearm in the course of the fee of an indictable offence, disguise with intent, and uttering threats.
“Investigators imagine he could have dedicated different related crimes and are requesting the general public to contact them with any data,” police mentioned.
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