Police release images of suspects who smashed cruiser as fans celebrated Raps win
Some of the suspects who allegedly smashed a police cruiser in the moments after the Raptors won an NBA title are shown. (Toronto Police Service)
Chris Fox, CTV News Toronto
Published Sunday, June 16, 2019 1:56PM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, June 16, 2019 2:02PM EDT
Police have released surveillance camera images of a group of suspects who jumped on top of a parked police cruiser as fans celebrated the Raptors NBA championship late Thursday night.
Police say that the cruiser was parked in the York Street and Bremnner Boulevard area, which is just a short distance away from the Jurassic Park viewing area where thousands of fans had gathered to watch the big game.
It is alleged that around 11:55 p.m. several men jumped on top of and struck the cruiser, causing “substantial” damage.
Police say that numerous people captured the vandalism on video, which has since been reviewed by investigators.
The images released by police appear to show at least eight different suspects.
Police say that are urging anyone with information about the identity of those responsible to contact investigators.