Woman attacked with a syringe
Police are looking for a middle-aged woman wanted in connection with a violent Dec. 2 purse snatching-attempt near Danforth and Coxwell avenues.
The robbery happened at about 10:20 a.m.
Investigators report a 36-year-old woman was in the lobby of an apartment building when a female armed with a syringe and riding a bicycle approached her.
The suspect then allegedly grabbed the woman’s purse and a struggled ensued. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown direction empty handed on her bicycle.
The victim sustained minor injuries and was transported to hospital for treatment.
The suspect is described as a white female, about 55 years old with a thin build and blond/red hair.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).