TTC purse snatcher sought

Information wanted in July theft

Police are looking for help in identifying a man who stole a woman’s purse on an eastbound TTC bus at the East York Town Centre in late July.

The alleged thief pressed the victim, who had just boarded the bus, against the wall behind the driver’s seat and proceeded to remove her purse from her bag and conceal it under a jacket slung over his arm.

Police say that the man got off the bus at the next stop and headed onto Don Mills Road.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5304, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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By: Town Crier Staff
Posted: Aug 11 2010 5:34 pm
Filed in: NEWS
Edition: Toronto