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Woman wanted after allegedly assaulting man on TTC bus

Police have released this photo of a woman wanted in a TTC assault in May. PHOTO: Toronto Police

Toronto police are looking for a woman who allegedly assaulted a 25-year-old man on a TTC bus on May 18.

According to police, the man was riding a bus on Sheppard Avenue West from Downsview Station when a woman got onto the bus and sat next to him, hitting him in the face with her backpack.

A verbal argument ensued, and the woman reportedly stood up and punched the man in the head approximately 10 times.

The woman fled the scene before police arrived.

The woman is six-feet three-inches tall and 250 pounds, with shoulder-length brown hair. She was wearing glasses, a purple shirt, blue leggings and a Blue Jays baseball cap. She was carrying a pink backpack at the time of the incident.

Anyone with information about this suspect is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS.