Police arrest cyclist who allegedly threw corrosive substance at family with infant

Jun 11 2019, 2:58 pm

The Toronto Police are reporting that they have made an arrest in an assault with a weapon investigation.

The arrest comes in the wake of a June 6 incident when a cyclist allegedly threw a corrosive substance on a couple and their baby in the Bloor Street West and Christie Street area.

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Police say that 45-year-old Toronto resident, Massimo Ionno was located and arrested as per the investigation on Sunday, June 9, at 3:45 pm.

According to law enforcement, Ionno has been charged with three counts of assault with a weapon, administering a noxious substance, as well as three counts of public mischief. He appeared in court at Old City Hall on Monday morning.

Anyone with any further information about the incident is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online or on Facebook or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).