Regrettably, we report yet another incident of violence against one of our members.
A TTC Operator was attacked and mugged at Long Branch Loop around 10 am today by a masked male, who got away with the operator’s cell phone. Our member is stable, and police are investigating the incident. Further details will be provided when available.
This is the second incident in less than a week. Our members are concerned about the pattern of violent behaviour towards public transit workers, and the increasing occurrence of these incidents. ATU Local 113 continues to ask the TTC and the City of Toronto to act immediately to protect transit workers from violence and harm at their workplaces, before further tragedy strikes.