The Toronto Police Service is urgently appealing to the public for assistance in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection with an ongoing attempted murder investigation at Eglinton Subway Station.
On Thursday, July 6, 2023, at approximately 12:23 p.m., authorities responded to a distress call reporting a stabbing incident that took place on board a southbound TTC subway train en route to Eglinton Subway Station. The incident occurred in the area of Yonge and Eglinton.
According to eyewitness accounts and preliminary information, an altercation erupted between the victim and the suspect while on the subway train. As tensions escalated, the suspect allegedly stabbed the victim multiple times, inflicting severe injuries.
The train eventually reached Eglinton Subway Station, where the suspect quickly fled the scene before law enforcement could apprehend him. The victim, critically wounded, was immediately transported to a nearby hospital for urgent medical treatment.
The Toronto Police Service has released images of the suspect and is urging the public to come forward with any information that could help in identifying and locating him.
The suspect is described as a 25-30-year-old male, approximately 5’10” tall, with a thin build. He has a shaved head and no facial hair. At the time of the incident, he was seen wearing a grey hooded sweater bearing the label “GAP” on the front. He also wore black pants, black shoes, and carried a distinctive green backpack.
Further details and images of the suspect can be found here.
Authorities are advising the public not to approach the suspect directly but instead to report any sightings or relevant information to the Toronto Police at 416-808-5300. For those wishing to remain anonymous, tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.222tips.com.