Police request help identifying man wanted in stabbing investigation,
Stock Yards Village,
Security camera images of man released
Broadcast time: 11:58
Monday, January 29, 2018
Case #: 2018-162979
The Toronto Police Service requests assistance identifying a man wanted in a stabbing investigation.
On Friday, January 26, 2018, at 3:03 p.m., officers responded to a call for a stabbing at Stock Yards Village.
It is reported that:
- a 24-year-old man was walking on the sidewalk
- he had a brief friendly exchange with a man
- the 24-year-old man continued on but was startled by a scream
- he turned to find the man walking towards him with a knife
- he was stabbed through the hand
- the suspect fled
Investigators believe this to be a random, unprovoked attack.
Security camera images of the suspect are now released.
The suspect is considered armed, violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jonathan Rose, 12 Division