Police seeking to identify man in an assault with a weapon investigation,
Ossington Subway Station
Broadcast time: 09:30
Date: Wednesday, July 14, 2021
Unit: 14 Division
Case #: 2021-1314091
The Toronto Police Service is seeking assistance from the public to identify a man in an assault with a weapon investigation.
On Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at approximately 2 p.m., police attended a call for an unknown trouble at the Ossington Subway Station.
It is reported that:
- a man was in the subway station
- the man approached three different people with a butane lighter and tried to light their clothes on fire
- one person sustained minor injuries as a result of the man's actions
The man is described as being in his 20s, with a thin build. He was wearing a purple T-shirt with black sleeves, black jeans, black trucker-style baseball hat with a white design on the front, and black and white shoes. He was carrying a grey sweater and a grey backpack with orange stitching.
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, 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 Anthony Williams, 14 Division