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TTC Assault Investigation,
Man Arrested,
Joshua Byer, 32



Broadcast time: 16:30
Sunday, August 30, 2020

32 Division
416-808-3200

Case #: 2020-247711


The Toronto Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in relation to an assault investigation.

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at approximately 8:20 p.m., a woman was onboard a TTC bus in the area of Finch Subway Station.

See previous news release.

It is alleged:

- a man, for unknown reasons, violently struck the woman on the side of her head

- he then fled the bus in an unknown direction

On Friday, August 19, 2020, at 7:30 a.m., Joshua Byer, 32, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Assault Causing Bodily Harm

He is scheduled to appear in Toronto North Court, on October 8, 2020, in courtroom 301.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Scott MacDonald, 32 Division