Police request assistance identifying man wanted in
Aggravated Assault investigation,
TTC streetcar, Spadina Avenue and Richmond Street,
Security camera images of man released
Broadcast time: 12:33
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Case #: 2018-410773
The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance identifying a man wanted in an Aggravated Assault investigation.
It is reported that:
- on Monday, March 5, 2018, at 5:10 p.m., a man boarded a TTC streetcar at the intersection of Spadina Avenue and Richmond Street West.
- a few moments later, he became involved in a dispute with an unknown male passenger on the streetcar
- the altercation quickly escalated, and resulted in the man being stabbed in the back by the unknown male suspect
- the suspect immediately fled the streetcar and was last seen running southbound on Spadina Avenue
Security camera images of the suspect are attached.
Anyone with information, particularly any witnesses who may have not yet spoken to police, is asked to call 416-808-5200, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Nicholas Smith, 52 Division