While a 3 year old boy continues to recover from minor burns, Toronto police have arrested a person of interest in an assault with a weapon investigation
On Saturday October 31, the boy and his father were in a ticket line at the Humber Cinemas Theater at 2442 Bloor Street West, just after 3:oo p.m.
They were approached by an unknown woman who sprayed an unknown substance on the boy’s neck and ears, and she immediately walked away, and was headed eastbound on Bloor Street West.
53 year old Alverna Maria Lawrence was identified as a person of interest early Wednesday. Just before 6 p.m. Police said they arrested the woman and are now calling her a suspect in the case.
She is expected to be charged with assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm & administer noxious substance.