Toronto police seek man who allegedly threatened to shoot TTC driver

Toronto police say they are looking for a man who allegedly threatened to shoot a TTC bus driver in March.

Police have released security camera images of the man.

In a news release, police said a man boarded a southbound bus on Yonge Street near York Mills Road at about 3:25 p.m. on March 13.

The man got on the bus at William Carson Crescent, was told by the driver that the bus would be out of service at York Mills Station, and the man began yelling at the driver.

Police said the driver then drove the bus to York Mills Station. The man threatened to shoot the driver and he ran from the bus.

Nobody saw a gun and the driver was not injured.

Police describe the man as 30 to 35 years old, with a medium build, and clean shaven. He was wearing a toque with green and dark red stripes and a white pompom on top, a black peacoat, dark pants and black dress shoes. 

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).