Police are seeking the public’s assistance identifying a man wanted in connection with an assault investigation in Toronto.
Toronto police said on Tuesday at around 5 p.m., officers received a report of an assault in the Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue area.
Police said a woman was walking on the sidewalk towards the Sheppard-Yonge Subway station.
Officers said a man allegedly walked by her and punched her “repeatedly in the face.”
According to police, the man is not known to the woman.
Police are now searching for a man between 25 and 30 years of age, standing five-feet-eight-inches to five-feet-nine-inches tall, with a medium build.
Officers said he was seen wearing a dark blue baseball hat, a light blue surgical mask, a dark green t-shirt, dark blue jeans, dark shoes and was carrying a large black and grey duffel bag.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.