Public Safety Alert,
Man wanted in Assault with a Weapon investigation,
Northbound Spadina subway line
Broadcast time: 19:20
Friday, November 17, 2017
Case #: 2017-3015802
The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance, and would like to issue a caution, regarding a man wanted for assaulting two passengers travelling on the Spadina subway line using the TTC.
On Friday, November 17, 2017, at approximately 1:45 p.m., officers responded to a call for an Assault at Spadina Subway station.
It is reported that:
- two passengers were on board a northbound Spadina line subway train
- they were approached by an unknown man
- he assaulted them by spraying them with an unknown substance
One of the passengers suffered redness and irritation to the eyes. This passenger was transported to an area hospital and treated for the exposure.
The suspect is described as 6’0”, wearing a black leather jacket, grey hoodie, black pants, dark shoes with white laces. He was carrying a small spray bottle.
If he is located, do not approach, call 911 immediately. He is considered violent and dangerous.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Anthony Williams, 14 Division