Suspect sought in Robbery on TTC,
Broadcast time: 09:00
Date: Friday, March 19, 2021
Unit: 53 Division
Case #: 2021-497144
The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance identifying a suspect as part of a robbery and assault investigation.
It is alleged that:
- on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 1:30 a.m., a woman was on the west bound TTC train from Bay Station
- a man approached the woman, sat down next to her and began yelling at her
- the woman tried to leave and the man hit the woman repeatedly with his hands
- the man grabbed the woman's purse and fled the train when it got to the Bedford Road and St. George Station stop
The suspect is described as male, black, 5'8, with a skinny build.
He was wearing a black hooded jacket, blue surgical mask, and dark pants.
An image has been released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, 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.
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Constable Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Rajendra Persaud, 53 Division