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This pit is now safe? 14 alleged swarmers arrested


Following on the entry from a couple of weeks ago about group swarmings in public parks, the Star is reporting that Toronto Police have arrested 14 youths in connection with the swarm attacks.

All of the arrested individuals are young offenders and as such their names will be protected; Toronto Police is holding a press conference later today to discuss the arrests. The swarmings took place mostly in Dufferin Grove Park and Christie Pits and involved physical assault as well as theft.

OK, it doesn't guarantee 100% safety for all peoplekind in Christie Pits after dark, but it's nice to see these alleged muggers taken off the streets for the time being.

Photo, "Christie Pits Panorama," by sjgardiner, as seen in the blogTO Flickr pool.


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