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Man stabbed in the back in East York

Police tape off a section of Dawes Road after a man was stabbed in the back on Dec. 9, 2019. CITYNEWS

Toronto police are searching for a suspect after an overnight stabbing in East York.

Police said the victim called 911 himself to report that he had been stabbed just after 1 a.m. Monday.

Emergency crews headed to the scene at Dawes Road and Gower Street, south of St. Clair Avenue, and found the victim along on the street.

Paramedics said the victim was rushed to a trauma centre with a serious stab wound to the back.

No suspect description has been released and there has been no word on what led to the stabbing.