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Police seek public's assistance identifying suspect in assault investigation,
Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue West area,
Images released



Broadcast time: 13:30
Thursday, July 30, 2020

32 Division
416-808-3200

Case #: 2020-1395651


The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance identifying a suspect in an assault investigation.

The incident took place on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at 6:12 p.m., in the area of Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue West.

It is reported that:

- a 51-year-old man was walking southbound on Yonge Street when he was approached from behind by an unknown man

- the unknown man became involved in a verbal altercation with the man

- the unknown man then assaulted the man

- the suspect was last seen on the east side of Yonge Street, north from Lawrence Avenue


The suspect is described as black, late 30s to late 40s, approximately 5'8", short and had a thin goatee. He was wearing a light blue t-shirt, black or dark blue khaki pants, black running shoes, and black belt.

Security images have been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Clinton Stibbe, 32 Division




Police seek public's assistance identifying suspect in assault investigation,
Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue West area,
Images released



Police seek public's assistance identifying suspect in an assault investigation.
Above: Police seek public's assistance identifying suspect in an assault investigation.




Police seek public's assistance identifying suspect in assault investigation,
Yonge Street and Lawrence Avenue West area,
Images released



Police seek public's assistance identifying suspect in an assault investigation.
Above: Police seek public's assistance identifying suspect in an assault investigation.