Suspect fled after stabbing on a Mississauga Transit bus: Police

Published December 31, 2022 at 8:14 am

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Peel police are asking the public to be extra vigilant and report any suspicious behaviour in the wake of a stabbing incident that took place on a bus in Mississauga.

Police say that shortly after 4:00 pm on Dec. 30, 2022, a victim was confronted by a male suspect while riding on a bus that was travelling southbound on Dixie Rd. near Burnhamthorpe Rd.

According to police, the suspect got involved in a verbal argument with the victim and stabbed them several times before exiting the bus and fleeing the area.

The victim was initially taken to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries and is now in stable condition.

The suspect is described as a Black male who is about 6′ tall. He was last seen wearing a light-coloured hoodie and a dark jacket.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to contact 12 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau officers at 905-453-2121 extension 1233.

Anyone with video surveillance, dashcam or digital video footage is encouraged to visit the police’s evidence submission page.

Information may also be left anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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