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EXCLUSIVE: Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner victim of Etobicoke car theft

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While Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner has been on the receiving end of some rough snow play, this is a whole new level of disgust.

The all-star playmaker, who wears the blue and white number 16, was the victim of a kidnapping at gunpoint on Monday night.

“It happened at the Cineplex Theater in Queensway,” a police source said.

Toronto police tweeted about a car theft on Queensway and Islington Ave at 7:46 p.m., saying a man had been robbed of a black Range Rover by three suspects using two handguns plus a knife.

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fixed amount. “The suspects fled in a Range Rover,” said David Hopkinson.

According to a source, Marner was going to a movie with a friend when “the guys in masks approached and said they wanted the car. Go ahead and take it,” Mitch said. ‘

While using guns, the source said, Marner and his friend did not have a gun aimed at their heads.

“The suspects didn’t know it was Marner,” the source said. “They were only interested in a Range Rover, which they could quickly sell outside the country.”

Toronto police sources say all eyes are on the road to find these armed and dangerous suspects.

In the meantime, there was great concern about the well-being and safety of Marner.

“He’s fine,” said a source who was at the scene.

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Police sources say Marner was shocked but not physically injured in the disturbing incident, just 48 hours after the team’s elimination from the National Hockey League playoffs.

Recently, car thefts and thefts have escalated, as have car thefts. The thieves became very violent in their theft of vehicles.

Just last month, I wrote about a 17-year-old girl who had a gun stuck to her neck in Lytton Park in which a hijacker said, “Give me the keys” while forcing her to the ground.

As with Marner, the suspects fled – in this case in a white 2021 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300.

“It’s horrific and terrifying,” Ins said. Rich Harris of the Toronto Police Squad.

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which he reached Toronto Sun Late Monday night, Toronto Mayor John Tory said there was no place for such incidents in his city.

“My initial reaction is how would someone dare to do that to anyone in our city. Violence against any resident is unacceptable and I know the Toronto Police are working very hard to bring those responsible to justice.” Sun.

“I am grateful that no one was physically injured in this incident, according to the police,” he added. “I know the police are now arresting the suspects in this case and are working nonstop to crack down on car theft – a number of arrests were announced last week.”

“I’m sure our fantastic police service will get to the bottom of this incident and make sure those responsible face justice.”

Just last month, two men were convicted in the murder of rising TSN personality Johnny Gale, who was shot after suspects tried to seize his car.

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2022-05-17 02:26:45

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