Hillcrest Village is a Toronto neighbourhood that is located in the North York area of the City of Toronto. It is located just north of Don Valley Village
.The Hillcrest Village boundaries are Finch Avenue
in the south, Steeles Avenue
in the north, Leslie Street
in the west and the Don Valley Parkway
in the east. Don Mills Road
runs through the centre of the neighbourhood.Hillcrest Village
should not be confused with the small neighbourhood of Bracondale Hill
, which is sometimes known as “Hillcrest.” This neighbourhood is located near Casa Loma
and is unrelated to Hillcrest Village.
Hillcrest Village Crime Rates & Crime Statistics
Here are the Hillcrest Village crime rates against people and property. All rates are per 1,000 living and working in the area.
|Region||Crime Against People in Hillcrest Village||Crime Against Property in Hillcrest Village|
|Bordered by Duncan Creek, Don Mills Road, Steeles Avenue||0 per 1000||10.38 per 1000|
|Bordered by Duncan Creek, Leslie Street, Don Mills Road, Finch Avenue||11.62 per 1000||13.64 per 1000|
|Bordered by Steeles, Highway 404/DVP, Don Mills, north of Highland Memory Gardens||4.69 per 1000||5.68 per 1000|
|South of (and including) Highland Memory Gardens, bordered by Don Mills, Finch, 404||1.63 per 1000||5.5 per 1000|
Crime statistics in nearby Don Valley Village
should be analyzed as well when attempting to get a complete picture of crime in the area.
Hillcrest Village Crime
In November 2011, a teenage girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in the Don Mills and Steeles area. From 680 News:
Toronto police are asking for public assistance identifying a man after a teenage girl was allegedly sexually assaulted on a TTC bus.Police report the 16-year-old girl was assaulted by a male passenger Monday on a bus near Steeles Avenue and Don Mills Road. It’s alleged the man then got off the bus at the Finch Subway Station.
In May 2011, a man was shot in the Finch Avenue and Don Mills Road area. From the Toronto Star:
Police are looking for two teens suspected of a shooting in a residential neighbourhood in North York early Monday morning.A man in his 20s was shot once in the leg in the vicinity of Rameau Dr. and Brahms Ave., near Finch Ave. E. and Don Mills Rd., around 4:30 a.m. The victim said he was shot in Skymark Park, although no evidence of the shooting was recovered.Despite his injuries, he managed to get himself to North York General Hospital, where emergency services notified police.
In September 2009, a man was shot and killed in the Leslie and Finch area. Also from the Toronto Star:
Sheldon Anthony Henry, 23, of Toronto was pronounced dead when EMS arrived at a housing complex on Field Sparrow Way, near Leslie St. and Finch Ave. E., around 9 p.m.Residents heard two gunshots ring out and witnesses told police they saw a lone gunman flee the low-rise building’s lobby, heading south on a walkway towards Finch.