Man allegedly "mumbling" about coronavirus assaults passenger on TTC streetcar

Apr 23 2020, 7:35 pm

A man who boarded a TTC streetcar is wanted by police after allegedly “mumbling” about coronavirus and then assaulting another passenger on the vehicle.

According to Toronto police, on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at approximately 4:35 am, the alleged suspect boarded a westbound TTC streetcar in the Queen Street East and Bay Street area.

It is reported that he was “mumbling about the COVID-19 pandemic” and then assaulted another man on the vehicle.

Police say, the man exited the streetcar when it stopped at Bay Street.

The alleged suspect is described as 30 to 40 years old, approximately 6’1, with a skinny build, and black hair in short dreadlocks.

Alleged suspect on the streetcar (Toronto Police Service)

He was wearing a black trench coat, brown dress shoes, and he was carrying a black knapsack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on their Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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