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Suspect sought in Scarborough stabbing

Last Updated Sep 27, 2017 at 5:18 pm EDT

Police released a composite sketch of a man wanted in an aggravated assault investigation stemming from a stabbing on Sept. 13, 2017 in Scarborough. TORONTO POLICE.

Toronto police are searching for a man in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Scarborough on Sept. 13.

Police say it happened at around 1 p.m. on Victoria Park Avenue just north of Eglinton Avenue East.

A man was approached by a younger man whom he knew from a previous minor dispute. The younger man allegedly swung at and slashed the man with a sharp object hidden in his hand and then fled the scene.

Police say the suspect speaks with a Hispanic accent. He is described as five-foot-six to five-foot-seven, in his early 20s, with a muscular build and black curly hair. He has blue-green eyes with a visible defect in one eye. He was last seen wearing baggy jeans and a sleeveless black T-shirt with a stick figure or skeleton design.

The suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

Police have released a composite sketch of the suspect and are asking anyone with information to contact them.