Police seek assistance with Aggravated Assault investigation, George Street and Dundas Street East area
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:14 PM
51 Division: 416-808-5100
The Toronto Police Service is seeking the public's assistance with an Aggravated Assault investigation.
On Friday, March 17, 2017, at approximately 11:15 p.m., a 55-year-old man was seriously assaulted by a man while standing outside of 339 George Street.
It is reported that:
- a 55-year-old man was punched several times from behind, in the head, before being thrown to the ground and stomped on by a man
- the 55-year-old man received serious head injuries
- the man then fled the area, southbound on George Street
The 55-year-old man is currently in hospital, in critical condition.
The suspect is described as medium build, with possibly shoulder-length wavy/curly hair, held up in a bun. He was wearing a dark winter jacket and jeans with distressed thighs.
Police are urging anyone who witnessed the assault, recorded video on their cell phone or dashboard car camera in the area, or anyone who may have any information regarding this assault, to contact police.
Security camera images of the man are released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Corey Crawford, 51 Division