Robbery suspect choked victim unconscious at Toronto transit station: police

One of the images of the suspect previously released by police. Handout / Toronto Police

Police say a robbery suspect choked a victim until he lost consciousness at a Toronto transit station last week before taking his belongings.

Toronto police said the robbery was reported at Pioneer Village TTC Station in North York at 9:15 p.m. on April 12.

Police said the victim was on a northbound TTC train and when he arrived at the station, exited the train and was followed by the suspect.

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Once they were on the platform, the suspect allegedly grabbed the victim from behind in a chokehold, and choked the victim until he was unconscious.

Police said the suspect then removed the victim’s belongings before leaving the station.

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Officers described the suspect as a man who was wearing a black North Face jacket and black pants.

Anyone with information on the incident is being asked to contact investigators at 416-808-3100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers. Handout / Toronto Police

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