A males suspect has been
arrested for an assault that police are calling a hate crime at Finch subway station. On Feb. 1, at approximately 2 p.m., it is alleged that a male suspect was yelling aggressively at passersby through the station, before coming upon a 66-year-old black female victim. He assaulted her and knocked her to the ground. During the assault, he shouted racial slurs at her. Members of the public stopped the assault and held him for police. The 36-year-old Toronto suspect was later charged with assault.