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Man wanted for violent assault on woman: Toronto police

Akeem Martin, 30, is wanted in a choking investigation against a woman in North York.
Akeem Martin, 30, is wanted in a choking investigation against a woman in North York. Handout / Toronto Police

Toronto police are looking for a man who allegedly choked and violently assaulted a woman in North York.

Police said a 30-year-old man attacked a 31-year-old woman at a parking lot in the Keele Street and Lawrence Avenue West area on June 15.

A warrant has been issued for Akeem Martin, police said.

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Investigators said Martin is wanted for choking to overcome resistance, assault, threatening death, mischief under $5,000, breach of a recognizance and driving while under suspension.

The woman and the suspect both knew each other and the victim sustained non life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police said he is considered dangerous.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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