TPS] – Man makes racist comments, then spits on woman, Police seek assistance identifying man in Assault investigation, Security camera images of man released


Toronto Police Service
News Release

Man makes racist comments, then spits on woman, Police seek assistance identifying man in Assault investigation, Security camera images of man released

Thursday, April 28, 20163:09 PM
54 Division
416-808-5400

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an Assault investigation.

It is reported that:

– on Sunday, April 24, 2016, at 9:38 p.m., a woman, with her daughter and aunt, got on an eastbound TTC subway train atVictoria Park station.

– a man boarding the train tried to prevent the woman and her family members from getting on the train

– once on the train, the man made derogatory racial comments directed at the woman

– the man got up to exit the subway train at Main Street station

– as he did, he spat in the woman’s face.

The man is described as 25-45, wearing a black toque, black shirt, beige parka, black pants and beige construction boots with black tips. He entered the TTC Danforth subway at Victoria Park station and got off the subway at Main Street station.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

Please download the Toronto Police Service Mobile App for iOS or Android.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Jim Gotell, 54 Division

Attachments to this release are available on our website.

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