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Three men sought in theft of colonoscopy equipment from Toronto hospital

The equipment, which includes surgical tools and gastroscopes, are worth about $1.2M.

Toronto police say three men made off with more than $1M in medical equipment from Toronto Western Hospital.

Toronto Police Service

Toronto police say three men made off with more than $1M in medical equipment from Toronto Western Hospital.

TORONTO — Police say three people broke into a Toronto hospital and made off with about $1.2 million in endoscopic and surgical equipment.

Const. David Hopkinson says gastroscopes and colonoscopes were among the items taken from Toronto Western Hospital.

Investigators say three men went to the fourth floor of the hospital on Saturday afternoon and forced their way into a surgical area.

They say a large quantity of medical equipment was taken and loaded into a silver minivan.

Police say the stolen equipment was loaded into the back of this van.

Toronto Police Service

Police say the stolen equipment was loaded into the back of this van.

Police say they're looking for three male suspects.

One man is described as about six feet tall, 35 to 45 years old, clean-shaven, and of medium build, while another is about five-foot-eight, clean-shaven, with short dark hair and a stocky build. The third suspect is also about five-foot-eight, clean-shaven, and medium build.

 

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