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Toronto police dedicate all resources towards van investigation

2018-04-24 02:41
Toronto police dedicate all resources towards van investigation Toronto police say they have the driver of the van that struck pedestrians in custody. In their first update, the city’s deputy police chief said the force has mobilized all available resources. 101 http://cdn.newslook.com/99/99630b52c3ea1080f7ad2002071d5043/mp4_med/99630b52c3ea1080f7ad2002071d5043-mp4_med.mp4 http://cdn.newslook.com/99/99630b52c3ea1080f7ad2002071d5043/images/frame_ext.jpg http://cdn.newslook.com/videos/thumb/ca31f82e.jpg n_Pedestrians-Police20180423T2030 CAPTION: Toronto police say they have the driver of the van that struck pedestrians in custody. In their first update, the city’s deputy police chief said the force has mobilized all available resources. (April 23 2018) SOUNDBITE: Deputy Police Chief Peter Yuen, TORONTO POLICE SERVICE SOUNDBITE:John Tory, TORONTO MAYOR PLACELINE: Toronto CREDIT: The Canadian Press STORYLINE:Nine people died and 16 others were injured when a van mounted a sidewalk and struck multiple pedestrians along a stretch of one of Toronto's busiest streets, authorities said Monday, calling it "a horrific attack." Deputy police chief Peter Yuen said the driver of the van was taken in to custody, but did not provide details as to his identity or any charges he may be facing. "I can assure the public all our available resources have been brought in to address this tragic situation and to investigate," Yuen told reporters near the scene. Yuen said calls began pouring in to police at 1:30 p.m., reporting a driver careening down a stretch of Yonge Street between Finch Avenue and Sheppard Avenue in the city's north end, which is home to many businesses. Eyewitnesses described a scene of devastation. NewsLook The Canadian Press - News (En) Video provided by The Canadian Press - News (En) Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. The Canadian Press NewsLook ["Peter Yuen", "John Tory", "Toronto"] 2018-04-24 00:30:00 +0000 2018-04-24 00:54:08 +0000 2018-04-24 00:58:30 +0000