Thieves steal $1.2M in endoscopy equipment from Toronto hospital: 5 insights

Three men stole approximately $1.2 million in endoscopy equipment from Toronto (Canada) Western Hospital, 640 Toronto reports.

Here's what you should know.

1. The three robbers broke into the hospital and gained access to the fourth floor at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 11, 2017.

2. Toronto Police Constable David Hopkinson said the robbers will likely sell the gear on the black market.

3. The robbers had to bring tools to get past the electromagnetic door preventing access to the floor.

4. The hospitals secured loaner equipment to temporarily replace the devices.

5. The thieves are still on the loose.

6. Toronto Western Hospital referred Becker's ASC Review to the Toronto Police Department's release. Available here.

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