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G20’s most wanted: a look behind the cops’ photos

G20’s most wanted: a look behind the cops’ photos

Last week, the Toronto Police G20 Investigative Team released photographs of the top 10 most wanted individuals who caused property damage over the G20 weekend. The response by Toronto’s good Samaritan/tattle-tale community was so overwhelming that many from last week’s list have already been identified and arrested. The success inspired the cops to release another most wanted list, this time featuring 21 individuals (coincidentally, this is about the average age of the accused). The photos, which were given to the media Wednesday, often contain more than meets the eye. Here, our look at six of them »

Sporting what appears to be a $650 Sidewinder SV jacket by Arc’teryx, this apparently affluent protestor decided to stomp around on the roof and trunk of an abandoned police car before making his getaway. Arc’teryx: taking guerrilla advertising to a whole new level.

Status: arrested.

This baby-faced protestor makes Dennis the Menace look like Rod Flanders. He’s so slight and young it takes him 12 stomps to even make a dent in the abandoned police car’s windshield in this YouTube video. After the little guy finally gives up, he waves to the crowd before being whisked away by a woman who could very well have been his mother.

Status: at large.

Like everyone else, protestors are anxious to establish their environmental bona fides. Take this gentleman, who had the decency to wreak havoc using a reusable canvas tote bag.

Status: at large.

This ninja-warrior casts a level 4 hammer smash and is one of the few featured on both this week’s and last week’s most wanted lists. He reportedly caused “hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth” of damage. He’s also featured in this YouTube video punching fist-sized holes in panes of glass at Commerce Court.

Status: arrested.

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Though his hairdo needs no introduction, this protestor remains a mystery. He can be seen here smashing the lights of an abandoned police car with a stick while witnesses laugh and make fun of him. He eventually runs out of steam and walks away while people sarcastically shout, “You showed them!"

Status: at large.

Because nothing says “Three Jewels of Taoism”—compassion, moderation, humility—like shattering the windows of a Tim Hortons.

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