Toronto police have released security camera images of a man wanted for an alleged assault against a TTC operator.

Police say the incident in question happened aboard an eastbound streetcar on the 501 Queen Street route on Jan. 1

According to police, a man boarded the streetcar around 2:15 p.m. and then got involved in an argument with the operator.

The operator told police the man spit in his face before getting off the streetcar near Jameson Avenue.

The suspect is described as white, standing five-foot-ten and weighing around 180 pounds. He was wearing a waist-length black jacket, and a green winter hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).