Police are searching for several suspects after a man was stabbed during a robbery in downtown Toronto.
Emergency crews were called to the scene outside of a restaurant at Front and John streets before 12:30 a.m. on Tuesday for reports that two men were being robbed.
Police said a 19-year-old man was walking in the area when a group of five other males approached him, and then assaulted and robbed him.
Police said he was stabbed several times with a screwdriver. He was rushed to hospital with serious wounds to his upper body.
Police have not said if the second man was injured.
It is not yet known which of the five males stabbed the 19-year-old.
The five unknown males are described as:
- Male #1: Black, under six feet tall with black hair, and wearing a dark long-sleeved shirt, khaki pants, and a white surgical mask
- Male #2: White, under six feet tall, wearing a long-sleeved hooded shirt, dark-colored shorts, backwards ball cap, carrying a black Air Jordan satchel across the chest, and wearing white sneakers with black socks
- Male #3: White, under six feet tall, wearing a gold chain, black T-shirt, and a black ball cap worn side-ways, carrying a light-colored satchel bag, and wearing dark pants and dark shoes
- Male #4: Black, around six feet tall with black hair, wearing a white T-shirt with dark markings on it, blue jeans, and light-colored sneakers
- Male #5: White, around six feet tall, blond hair, wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans with a rip on the right knee, dark sneakers, carrying a dark-colored knapsack on his back