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2 witnesses sought after woman’s nose cut off

Police are looking for two men who they say may be able to help in their investigation of an attacker who cut off a woman’s nose at Yonge-Dundas Square on the weekend.

“Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance identifying and locating two men who may be able to assist with this investigation,” Toronto police said in a release Thursday.

Surveillance images were released but police weren’t immediately available for comment.

The 76-year-old victim was on her way home around 2 p.m. on Saturday when she got on an elevator to Dundas subway station after getting off an eastbound streetcar.

A man got on the elevator with her, and at some point sliced off her nose and fled. There was no word on a motive for the unprovoked attack.

The woman was rushed to hospital where she underwent surgery to reattach her nose. She has since been released from the hospital.

The suspect is 40 to 60 years old and between five-foot-six and five-foot-eight.