A Toronto man was stabbed in an unprovoked attack aboard a TTC streetcar on Queen Street Sunday night. According to a report by CityNews, emergency crews responded to the Queen streetcar stabbing on Sunday night. The incident took place in the Queen and John Street area around 10:40 PM.
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Toronto Police Services reported that the victim was sitting on the streetcar when an unknown man came up behind him and stabbed him several times. The suspect then ran off the streetcar and fled the scene on a bicycle.
Police reported that the attack was unprovoked.
The victim reportedly managed to get off the streetcar, but officers found him nearby bleeding heavily from his stab wounds. The victim was taken to the hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Police publicly released images of the suspect on Monday morning:
The suspect is 20 to 30 years of age and was last seen wearing a grey hoodie with black trim at the elbow and wrist, black shoes, black shorts, and a grey backpack. He fled the scene on a bike with a yellow water bottle.
The man is being sought on charges of aggravated assault.
Police are asking for anyone with information about the case to contact police 416-808-5200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS.