Toronto police have released security video of a violent robbery attempt in an underground parking garage.
It happened on Friday night at around 6:30 p.m. at a parking garage in the Bay and College streets area.
(Warning: Some may find the video disturbing)
Police say a 50-year-old woman was walking in the area when she was approached by a man who sprayed her with a substance.
He then tried to snatch her purse, throwing the woman to the ground when she resisted.
A struggle ensued as the man violently tugged at the woman’s purse. Eventually a passerby noticed the assault taking place and intervened, prompting the suspect to flee.
The suspect is described as a brown male between 35 and 45 years old. He was wearing a brown jacket and beige pants.
If you know anything, contact police.