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Man arrested after elderly woman assaulted in unprovoked attack

Police investigate an unprovoked assault at an apartment building in Toronto on April 27, 2016.
Police investigate an unprovoked assault at an apartment building in Toronto on April 27, 2016. Global News

Toronto police have a man in custody after an elderly woman was assaulted in an unprovoked attack early Wednesday morning.

Police say the incident happened around 2 a.m. at an apartment building in the area of Jane Street and Finch Avenue.

An object was used in the attack but police did not disclose the description of the weapon.

The woman was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say both the suspect and victim knew one another.

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