Toronto police release images of man wanted for spitting in TTC driver's face

Feb 13 2018, 5:12 am

Toronto Police Service have released images and are requesting assistance identifying a man wanted for an assault on a TTC streetcar driver.

The incident occurred in the College and Bay Street area on Friday, October 27, 2017, at approximately 2 pm. Transit enforcement officers responded to a call for an assault.

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The man, described as 30 to 35 years in age, medium build, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans, reportedly stole transfers from the cutter while the operator was assisting a woman boarding the streetcar.

Toronto Police

Toronto Police

According to the police report, the operator was able to retrieve the transfers but the suspect became enraged and spit in the driver’s face.

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

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