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Man Wanted in an Assault Investigation,
Islington Avenue and Bloor Street West area,
Images released


Case #: 2024-499611

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance finding a man wanted in an assault investigation.

On Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at approximately 12:09 p.m., police responded to a call for an assault in the Bloor Street West and Islington Avenue area.

It is alleged that:

  • the victim and the suspect were waiting for the subway train on the eastbound platform of the Islington Subway Station
  • the suspect, suddenly and without provocation, punched the victim in the face
  • the victim and the suspect are not known to each other

The victim attended a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Jeffrey Lovell, 42, of Toronto, is wanted for:

  1. Assault

Images have been released.

He is considered violent. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or at

By Constable Laurie McCann

Constable Laurie McCann

Media Relations Officer

Corporate Communications

for Detective Richard Nimmo

Detective Richard Nimmo

22 Division


Jeffrey Lovell, 42
male suspect

Jeffrey Lovell, 42
male suspect


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