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Man Sought in Assault Investigation,
Danforth Avenue and Dawes Road area,



Broadcast time: 21:25
Date: Tuesday, September 7, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-5500
Case #: 2021-1682692


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

On Friday, September 3, 2021, at 9 a.m., officers responded to reports of an assault in the Danforth Avenue and Dawes Road area.

It is reported that:

- a man was wielding a knife while walking on a sidewalk

- the suspect attempted to strike a man with the knife

- the suspect then punched another man while holding the knife

The man is described as having a medium build with dark hair and a short beard. He was wearing a black "Miami Marlins" t-shirt, long blue jean shorts and red and white running shoes.

An image has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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 Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Kovacevic, 55 Division




Man Sought in Assault Investigation,
Danforth Avenue and Dawes Road area,



Police seeking Public's Assistance in an Assault Investigation,
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Above: Police seeking Public's Assistance in an Assault Investigation, Image Released