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Toronto police arrest Sudbury man for assault on elderly victim

Police said a 71-year-old was pushed to the ground while exiting a subway train  

Metro Toronto Police Service have arrested and charged a Sudbury man in connection with an aggravated assault in which an elderly man was pushed to the ground while exiting a TTC subway train.

In a news release issued Monday, Toronto Police said the 33-year-old Sudbury resident was arrested and charged in connection with the incident that occurred March 13. More information is available here from TPS.

The Toronto Police website earlier reported the victim was a 71-year-old man who was exiting a train at the Don Mills subway station when he was approached by someone who pushed him with both hands. 

Police said the victim fell to the ground and suffered serious head injuries.

In appealing for additional information on the suspect, Toronto Police released recorded images of the suspect, described as a male with a black goatee. He was wearing a dark baseball cap, dark grey sweater with an orange/red stripe on the left sleeve, light blue jeans, and dark brown shoes.

Police revealed Monday that an arrest was made and an individual was scheduled to appear in bail court.