Police seek help to identify man who assaulted taxi driver

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Security camera image of man wanted in Assault investigation

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, at 1:37 a.m., police received a call for an Assault in Progress in the Bathurst Street/Finch Avenue West area.

It is reported that:

  • a taxi operator picked up a man in the Overlea Boulevard/Thorncliffe Park Drive area
  • the man asked to be taken to the Bathurst Street/Finch Avenue West area
  • during the ride, the man verbally confronted the operator
  • upon arrival, the man paid his fare, then assaulted the operator before fleeing

Security camera images of the man are now available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.