October 1, 2018 3:53 pm
Updated: November 20, 2018 4:09 pm

Video appears to show suspect repeatedly hitting man on head at Richmond Hill parking lot

WATCH ABOVE: Police released new video surveillance of a man striking someone in the head multiple times with an unknown object at a parking lot on Granton Drive, near 16th Avenue and Leslie Street in August.


York Regional Police say they’re looking for a male suspect after video appears to show a man chasing and repeatedly hitting someone on the head at a Richmond Hill parking lot.

Police said officers were called at around 11 a.m. on Aug. 28 to a parking lot on Granton Drive, near Leslie Street and 16th Avenue.

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Investigators said in a statement the victim arrived at a building and went to get something in the trunk of his car when a man appeared suddenly and began striking the victim in the head with an unknown object.

Officers said the victim was able to run into a nearby building to call for help. The man suffered non-life threatening head injuries and was treated in hospital.

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Police said the suspect got into the passenger side of a white Chevrolet and left the scene.

Investigators said they’re looking for a man who is believed to be between 25 and 30 years old. He was last seen wearing a dark blue or grey hoodie, black shorts with three orange stripes on the side, and black running shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to call York Regional Police at 1-866-876-5423, ext.7241 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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