Woman who allegedly assaulted officer with weapon in North York wanted by police
A police cruiser is seen in this undated file photo.
Codi Wilson, CP24.com
Published Saturday, February 22, 2020 11:16AM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:35AM EST
Toronto police are appealing to the public for help locating a woman they say assaulted a police officer in North York on Friday night.
In a news release issued by police on Saturday morning, investigators said at around 11:30 p.m., a woman was involved in an altercation with officers after she was allegedly found in a stolen vehicle near Keele Street and Highway 401.
According to police, the woman is wanted for assaulting a police officer with a weapon and failing to stop at the scene of a collision.
Police also say the woman is facing charges including possession of property obtained by crime, dangerous operation of a conveyance, and two counts of failing to comply with an undertaking.
She is described by police as five-foot-four, 145 pounds, and she was last seen wearing a beige coat.
Anyone with information about the case can contact police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.
Editor's note: On Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, Toronto police confirmed that the woman is no longer wanted by police. According to the police service, she contacted officers and the investigation is ongoing.