West Hill is a Toronto neighbourhood that is located in the Scarborough area of the city. It is located in the south-east area of Toronto. The neighbourhood boundaries include Highland Creek in the north, Scarborough Golf Club Road and Highland Creek in the west, Highland Creek in the east and the CNR Railway tracks and Lake Ontario in the south. The neighbourhood features a variety of single-family homes and apartment buildings as well as commercial developments and restaurants.
Morningside Avenue, Kingston Road and Lawrence Avenue all pass through West Hill.
West Hill, Toronto Crime Statistics
The area bordered by Lawrence Avenue, Morningside Avenue and Highland Creek has an average of 16.38 crimes against people and 22.86 crimes against property per 1000 people living and working in the region.
The area south of Lawrence Avenue, bordered by Highland Creek in the west, Morningside Avenue in the east and Kingston Road and Coronation Drive in the south has an average of 17.57 crimes against people per 1000 and 24.63 crimes against property. South of Coronation Drive and Kingston Road to the train tracks, to Manse Road in the east, has an average of 10.91 crimes against people and 19.76 crimes against property.
The area bordered by Manse Road, Coronation Drive, Morningside Avenue and Lawrence Avenue has an average of 14.41 crimes against people and 17.81 crimes against property. North of Lawrence Avenue to Highland Creek, between Morningside and Manse, there is an average of 16.38 crimes against people and 22.86 crimes against property.
East of Manse Road, in the region bordered by Highland Creek and Lake Ontario, there is an average of 7.05 crimes against people per 1000 and 16.17 crimes against property.
West Hill Crime & Security
In December 2011 a woman was shot inside a home in the Lawrence Avenue and Meadowvale Area. From CityTV:
A woman was shot inside a home in the Lawrence and Meadowvale area Thursday morning during what police claim was a drug deal gone bad.
The incident happened around 7:30 a.m. at 15 Morning Dew Rd. The 38-year-old woman was shot in the leg during what police allege was a dispute over a crack cocaine deal. She is expected to recover.
In November 2011 a man was shot in the West Hill neighbourhood. From CityTV as well:
A man is in hospital after he was stabbed early Sunday morning in Scarborough. It happened around 3:30 a.m. near Lawrence and Morningside avenues. The victim was taken to hospital with a stab wound to the upper body. Officers say he will survive. It’s not clear what led to the stabbing, and police have not arrested any suspects.
In October 2011 a man was charged with sexually assaulting a young girl in the Kingston Road and Morningside Avenue area. From the Toronto Star:
Police have charged a Toronto man with allegedly sexually assaulting an 11-year-old girl. The accused faces three charges: sexual assault, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching. Police believe there may be more victims.
A man was stabbed during a fight near Morningside Avenue and Kingston Road in May 2011. From CP24:
A 17-year-old male is in a Toronto hospital after he was stabbed during a fight Thursday night.
Officers found the teen suffering from stab wounds when they responded to a home near Morningside Avenue and Kingston Road in Toronto’s east end. The teen was rushed to hospital with serious injuries. It’s not yet known if anyone has been charged.
Two teenage boys were stabbed by another student at Maplewood High School in April 2011. From the Toronto Star:
A quick-thinking teacher helped apprehend a suspect on Thursday morning after two teenage boys were stabbed at their Scarborough high school.
The attack happened around 8:45 a.m. at Maplewood High School, a special-needs school on Galloway Rd. near Lawrence Ave. E. and Kingston Rd.
The male assailant, who remains in custody, attacked four male students, said principal Mary Helen Hartman-Hayes, as she stood outside the school. All five students knew one another, she said, although she didn’t know what prompted the incident. A male teacher stopped the suspect by putting his arms around the student and holding him.
A man was stabbed at a West Hill bar in March 2011. From CityTV:
A man is in serious condition after he was stabbed at a bar in the east end Wednesday night.
The incident happened around midnight inside a tavern near Kingston Road and Morningside. Someone driving a silver or grey Mazda dropped the victim off at hospital and then took off.