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Police Seek Assistance with Stabbing Investigation,
Leitch Avenue and Assiniboine Road area

Broadcast time: 12:20
Thursday, January 23, 2020

31 Division

Case #: 2020-152999

The Toronto Police Service is seeking the public's assistance with a stabbing investigation.

On Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 10:09 p.m., police were called to the Leitch Avenue and Assiniboine Road area for a stabbing.

It is reported that:

- a 23-year-old woman was walking on a pathway on York University campus

- a man assaulted her, knocking her to the ground and dragging her a short distance

- she received wounds to her body

- she was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition

The unknown man is described as Asian, early to mid 20s, 5'9" to 5'11", 170-190 lbs., with black hair and wearing "stylish" glasses and a black puffy jacket.

The Toronto Police Service is asking for assistance in locating witnesses and in identifying the suspect in this offence.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Daniel McFadyen, 31 Division