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Police search for suspect with French bulldog following Toronto assault

Suspect sought in Assault investigation,
King Street West and Blue Jays Way area.
Suspect sought in Assault investigation, King Street West and Blue Jays Way area. TPS/Handout

Toronto police are searching for a man after an assault in Toronto on Friday afternoon.

In a press release, Toronto police said they responded to an assault call in the area of King Street West and Blue Jays Way around 2:37 p.m. on Friday.

Police said the suspect and another man were involved in a “verbal altercation,” before the suspect walked up to the victim in his car and hit him “repeatedly” in the face. He allegedly then kicked the car and caused damage.

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A passerby tried to intervene “on numerous occasions” to stop the assault from continuing, police said.

Police said the suspect was 35 to 45 years of age with a thin build, average height and short, dark hair. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap with white mesh in the back and black front and grey sweater.

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He had grey pants, white shoes and large, white headphones. Police said he also had a dark brown brindle French bulldog.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Toronto police.

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