19 March 2008

I guess it's sorta like a crossword...

You have to fill in the missing pieces...
A man was stabbed three times apparently after saying hello to a fellow passenger on a TTC bus yesterday.
Okay, a fairly typical Toronto tale so far, but unlike a lot of crime reports... we get an amazingly detailed description of the perpetrator... to a point.
Police describe the suspect as 18-20 years old, 6-foot-2, with a slim build and short, dark, braided hair.

He was wearing silver loop earrings with diamonds, a black tuque and coat that said "State Property" on the left side, police said. He was also carrying a black mesh bag on his back.
Hang on a second... if the purpose of providing a description of the assailant is to help the public provide information on this guy's identity to the police... aren't they leaving something out?


Shsssssssh... we're playin' by "Toronto Rules."
(via bcf)


RELATED: Reporter Don Peat has learned his lesson...

He's started reporting actual crimes...
A Toronto man faces 34 charges including attempted murder after a shot was fired at 51 Division officers.

Jahnoie Tinglin, 21, of Toronto is charged with two counts of attempted murder while using a firearm, carrying a concealed weapon, two counts of discharging a firearm to prevent arrest...

LAST WORD: Uh, Lloyd... if you're not too busy...
"I'm surprised this incident hasn't received more media attention."

"Chinese officials seizing and detaining dissidents is big news when it happens in Tibet, but not in Calgary?"