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Man arrested after violent assault in High Park

Last Updated Jun 12, 2017 at 5:12 pm EDT

A man wanted in connection with an alleged assault in High Park in Toronto on June 3, 2017. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Police have made an arrest in an assault investigation from High Park last week.

Toronto’s Jordon Richards, 25, has been charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm after a 61-year-old man was allegedly attacked on Saturday, June 3.

The victim was reportedly approached while walking through High Park at approximately 1 p.m. A video of the interaction has been shared online.

The suspect later fled the scene with his dog.

Richards was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Monday afternoon.

A man wanted in connection with an alleged assault in High Park in Toronto on June 3, 2017. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service
 A dog which was with a man accused of assault in High Park in Toronto on June 3, 2017. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service