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Police seek suspect in streetcar stabbing

Last Updated Mar 8, 2018 at 1:37 pm EDT

Security image of a male suspect accused of stabbing a man on a TTC streetcar on March 5, 2018. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Toronto police have released security images of a suspect being sought after a man was stabbed on a TTC streetcar on Monday.

Police say the suspect became involved in an altercation with another man shortly after boarding the streetcar at Spadina Avenue and Richmond Street West just after 5 p.m.

“The altercation quickly escalated, and resulted in the man being stabbed in the back by the unknown male suspect,” police said in a release.

The suspect fled and was last seen running southbound on Spadina Avenue.

If you know anything, contact police.

Security image of a male suspect accused of stabbing a man on a TTC streetcar on March 5, 2018. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service
Security image of a male suspect accused of stabbing a man on a TTC streetcar on March 5, 2018. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service
Security image of a male suspect accused of stabbing a man on a TTC streetcar on March 5, 2018. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service
Security image of a male suspect accused of stabbing a man on a TTC streetcar on March 5, 2018. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service