Police are asking for the public's help to find a man wanted for making death threats in Toronto.

On August 13, 31-year-old Rowan Atkins commanded his Instagram followers to essentially commit a mass shooting in a downtown neighbourhood. 

He counselled his 3,000 followers to 'shoot everyone in Regent Park.'


Toronto Police Service

"His followers include gang members who have been antagonistic to the Regent Park community," said police.

Atkins is wanted on a Threatening Death charge.

Authorities describe him as 5'11" with a "medium build, short black hair, a mustache, beard, and brown eyes. He's considered armed and dangerous."

Anyone with information can call police directly at 416-808-5100, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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