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Police seek assistance with stabbing investigation,
Dupont Street and Manning Avenue area



Broadcast time: 10:36
Tuesday, September 5, 2017

14 Division
416-808-1400

Case #: 2017-1603911


The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance identifying a man wanted in a stabbing investigation, in the Dupont Street and Manning Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- on Monday, September 4, 2017, at approximately 11:10 p.m., a man, 25, was jogging westbound along Dupont Street, approaching Manning Avenue

- he was stabbed in the back by an unknown man

- the man then fled, southbound on Manning Avenue

- he was seen in the Manning Avenue and London Street area

The suspect is described as white, approximately 55-60, stocky build, buzz haircut with hair approximately 1-2 inches long. He was wearing a white or pale colour dress shirt, tucked into dark pants.

He was seen holding a large hunting knife as he fled.

Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance and requesting anyone with information to contact police, particularly, anyone with video footage from private security cameras and/or dash-mounted cameras on vehicles which may have captured the incident and/or an image of the suspect.

The suspect is to be considered armed and dangerous. Should members of the public observe and/or locate him, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Vivian Meik, 14 Division