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Police seek assistance identifying man and woman in stabbing investigation,
Dundas Street East and Dalhousie Street,
Photographs released
***Photographs intentionally removed***
Suspects identified as Young Persons,
Photographs can no longer be published

Broadcast time: 15:15
Sunday, February 26, 2017

51 Division

Case #: 2017-352166

The Toronto Police Service is seeking assistance with a stabbing investigation.

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, at approximately 4 p.m., a 34-year-old man was walking his dog in the Dundas Street East and Dalhousie Street area.

It is reported that:

- the 34-year-old man had been walking his dog westbound on Dundas Street East when he unintentionally made contact with another man

- the man removed a knife from his pocket and proceeded to stab the 34-year-old man multiple times in the ribs and back area

- the man and a woman fled the area, leaving northbound on Dalhousie Street

- the 34-year-old man was taken to hospital and received treatment for his injuries

- the dog was taken to a local shelter

Police are urging anyone who witnessed the stabbing, recorded video on their cell phone or dashboard car camera in the area, or anyone who may have any information regarding this stabbing, to contact police.

The man is described as white, tanned skin, 5'2" – 5'5", with a thin build, wearing a black parka, blue jeans, toque, and black shoes.

The woman is described as black with light skin, wearing a brown bomber-style jacket, white sneakers with red socks, and carrying a knapsack.

The 34-year-old man received treatment in hospital, was released, and reunited with his dog.

On Monday, February 27, 2017, the suspects were identified as Young Persons. The photographs have been intentionally removed and can no longer be published.

Please refer to Section 110, Subsection 1, of the YCJA:

110. (1) Subject to this section, no person shall publish the name of a young person, or any other information related to a young person, if it would identify the young person as a young person dealt with under this Act.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Corey Crawford, 51 Division