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TTC employee assaulted at downtown subway station

Last Updated Oct 10, 2017 at 5:32 am EST

File photo of a TTC sign. CITYNEWS.

Toronto police are looking for a man after a TTC janitor was assaulted on Monday.

Police said it happened just before 11 p.m. at the Bloor-Yonge subway station.

The TTC employee was reportedly punched in the ribs. The suspect fled the station.

Paramedics were called to the scene but the victim refused to be taken to hospital. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Police say the suspect is believed to be a black man, in his 50s, who was wearing blue jeans and a jean jacket.