Toronto Police Arrest Four 13-Year-Old Boys

Toronto Police have reportedly arrested four 13-year-old boys in a suspected gang attack on two Toronto Transportation Commission (TTC) employees.

the police news release Published on January 24, they said they conducted an “extensive investigation” and reviewed TTC video surveillance footage, which led to the arrest of four male youths.

Police said the four boys arrested were part of a large group of young people on the bus, but only some were directly involved in the alleged assault.

Two of the 13-year-old boys were charged with assault, and the other two were charged with two counts of assault. They are due to appear in court on March 21, according to police.

The Youth Criminal Justice Act does not permit the release of juvenile names.

At approximately 3:35 pm on January 13, police received a report of an altercation involving a group of boys on a Scarborough city bus. Two of his employees on the bus were physically assaulted by the boys, and a third employee, the bus driver, witnessed the incident and was reportedly traumatized. .

CTV News obtained security footage from a local company, Video published, shows several individuals engaged in an altercation beside a bus. Police have not confirmed that this is a video of the herd, but CTV reported that the timestamp matches the time of the incident.

Toronto Police did not immediately return a request for comment, but Police Constable Laura Brabant said: Said Reporters say the fight started on the bus and ended on the street. Investigation is ongoing.

TTC announced on social media on January 23, attack It was a “vile flock.”

TTV spokesperson Stuart Green said the two transit operators who were attacked were on duty and were on their way to a first aid station to pick up their vehicles and start their shifts.

Greene said the victim was “upset.” They were treated by paramedics at the scene and did not need to be hospitalized.

In December 2022, Ken Lee, 59, died after being beaten and stabbed after mobbing a group of eight teenage girls for a bottle of alcohol. The girls, ages 13 to her 16, were charged with second-degree murder.

Marnie Cathcart

Marnie Cathcart is a reporter based in Edmonton.