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Police looking for woman who bit victim during robbery in Toronto

Ainsley Smith Jul 19, 2018 1:09 pm 409

Toronto police have asked for assistance locating a woman wanted in a robbery and aggravated assault investigation.

According to police, on Sunday, July 15, a woman attempted to rob a 67-year-old man in the Jane Street and Eglinton Avenue West area.

During the robbery, the woman allegedly bit the man, causing severe injuries. The man was taken to hospital where he received 27 stitches.

Police have identified the woman was Shanta Ramessar, 39, of Toronto. She is described as 5’6, 145 lbs, with long, curly black hair.

She is now wanted for robbery and aggravated assault.

Police have released a photo of Ramessar to help the public identify her.

Toronto Police

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]

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