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Man wanted for allegedly assaulting woman, holding her captive near Fort York

Last Updated Jun 7, 2018 at 10:08 am EDT

Hussain Al-Naqeeb, 29, of Maple, Ont., is wanted for several offences, including two counts of assault with a weapon and forcible confinement. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Toronto police are looking for a man who they say assaulted a woman and held her captive near the Fort York neighbourhood.

Police say a woman was forcibly confined, assaulted and threatened on Monday and Tuesday.

Hussain Al-Naqeeb, 29, of Maple, Ont., is wanted for nine offences, including two counts of assault with a weapon, two counts of uttering threats, and forcible confinement.

Police say he is considered to be violent, and possibly armed with a knife.

Anyone who sees him is asked to 911 immediately.