TTC fare collector recovering after being stabbed at Scarborough Centre station

Dec 11 2020, 7:57 am

A TTC employee who was stabbed at Scarborough Town Centre station on Thursday evening is recovering and has been released from the hospital.

According to Toronto Police, officers received a call around 5:30 pm saying that someone was on the SRT platform with a knife.

The person with the knife allegedly stabbed the TTC employee.

The suspect, described by police as a Black male in his late teens wearing all-black clothing, fled the scene after the incident and headed towards the GO Transit area of the station.

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The victim, a fare collector, experienced “steady bleeding,” police say, and was then taken to hospital.

Their injuries were declared non-life-threatening.

“Great news! The collector released last night and doing well,” said TTC spokesman Stuart Green on Twitter on Friday morning.

Green said they would be working with police to see that the attacker is apprehended.

Officers searched the area last night, but there have been no arrests made at this time.

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