Man wanted after 6-year-old child assaulted in Scarborough

A logo at the Toronto Police Services headquarters, in Toronto, on Friday, August 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Toronto police say they are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with an assault of a six-year-old.

On Thursday morning, police said it was reported that a man had approached a child playing in the area of Meadowvale and Wanita roads.

Police said the suspect offered the child candy, then struck the six-year-old.

The man fled the area, running northbound on Wanita Road.

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The suspect is described as a man with a large build. He was wearing black pants and a red jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.


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