Suspect wanted after toddler nearly grabbed from woman's arms
Police release security camera images of suspect, described as about 40 years of age
Toronto police are seeking the public's help to identify a woman they say tried to grab a toddler from another woman's arms on Saturday afternoon.
According to police, a 29-year-old woman was holding a toddler in the area of Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue East shortly before 4 p.m.
A woman approached her and asked for directions, police said in a news release. The woman asked to hold the toddler, a one-and-a-half-year-old girl, but was turned down.
The woman tried to grab the toddler before allegedly assaulting the 29-year-old and leaving the area.
The woman is described as approximately 40, standing 5'7" and weighing 130 pounds. She has thick black curly hair and was wearing a pink puffy coat and carrying a light-coloured purse.
Police have released images from security camera video
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-3200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS.