Woman suffering serious injuries after stabbing near York University: police

Jan 23 2020, 7:28 am

A woman is suffering serious injuries after being stabbed near York University on Wednesday night, according to Toronto police.

Officers say that they were called to the area of Assiniboine Road and Evelyn Wiggins Drive just after 10:30 pm.

On scene, they reportedly located a female victim with a serious stab wound.

The male suspect, described as being Asian with a slim build, about 5’11” in height, and wearing a black jacket, pants, and a hoodie with a backpack, reportedly fled on foot.

Around 10:45 pm, police said that there had been reports that the male suspect was still armed with a knife. The K9 unit was aiding the search for the suspect, meanwhile, the victim was transported to hospital.

At about 12:45 am on Thursday, police reported that they were still searching the area for the suspect and were also canvassing for witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2222, 416-808-3100, 416-808-7400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, on the Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).