Officer on traffic duty arrests man for robbery

Acted after being told of street robbery taking place nearby

A Toronto police officer on traffic duty arrested a suspect for street robbery on Nov. 4 near Victoria Park and Sheppard avenues.

The officer was approached by a citizen who told him two other men were involved in a fight in the vicinity.

The officer realized a street robbery was taking place when he arrived at the scene of the altercation. He chased and arrested a man shortly after.

The suspect is a 20-year old Justin McKenzie of Toronto. He appeared in court on Nov.9.