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Vicious assault in Cabbagetown leaves man with serious injuries

Last Updated Jun 22, 2017 at 5:41 am EDT

A man was found severely beaten near Parliament and Carlton streets in Toronto on June 22, 2017. CITYNEWS/Bertram Dandy

A man is fighting for his life after a violent assault in Cabbagetown on Wednesday evening.

Toronto police were called to a residence near Parliament and Carlton streets just after 9 a.m.

A man, believed to be in his 40s, was rushed to hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

Police originally believed this may have been a stabbing, but later said the victim was brutally beaten.

It is not yet known if the assault happened at a residence on Parliament or in the area.

Police have not released any information about a suspect.