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Man in critical condition after being assaulted with golf club

Last Updated Apr 6, 2019 at 9:33 am EST

A man is in life-threatening condition after reportedly being assaulted with a golf club in North York. CITYNEWS/Sean Cowan

A man is in life-threatening condition in hospital after being assaulted in North York.

Police say they were originally called to Yonge Street and Wedgwood Drive, just south of Steeles Avenue, to a man who fell off a bike around 11:45 p.m. Friday.

An investigation determined the man was riding a bike when an unidentified person struck him with an object, causing him to fall off. The suspect then fled on foot.

Officers say reports indicate the assault happened with a golf club. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police are looking for a suspect wearing dark clothing. No other details have been made available.