November 13, 2017 2:23 pm
Updated: November 13, 2017 3:04 pm

Police looking for woman accused of biting Toronto taxi driver’s face

Camera image of a woman wanted in an assault investigation.

Toronto Police Service

Toronto police say the search is on for an unknown woman who bit a cab driver during a violent assault in a taxi near Eglinton West.

Investigators believe the “random and unprovoked” assault happened after a woman placed an order for a CO-OP taxi at Kitchener Avenue and Caledonia Road just after 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9.

After entering the cab, the woman allegedly became abusive before assaulting the driver and biting him on the face.

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The woman then exited the cab and fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a woman with a medium build with long, dark curly hair that’s bleached on the ends. She was also wearing a T-shirt with the words “BUDTENDER” on the front, and a black jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 13 Division or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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