Man stabbed by ‘unknown assailant’ in East York, police say

Police say officers found the victim suffering from an upper back wound. Adam Dabrowski / Global News

Toronto police say a man was stabbed in the back by an “unknown assailant’ in East York on Monday morning.

Emergency crews were called to Dawes Road and Gower Street, near Victoria Park Avenue, at around 1:11 a.m. for reports of a stabbing.

Police with 54 Division said officers found a man suffering from an upper back wound who was taken to a local trauma centre via emergency run.

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Police said the victim was attacked by an unknown assailant.

Investigators added that the man has gotten out of surgery and is going to recover.

The victim is co-operating with officers and working with them on a suspect description.


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