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Man seriously injured in fight near Yonge-Dundas Square

Last Updated Jul 29, 2021 at 8:04 am EDT

A Toronto Police cruiser is seen in an undated photo. CITYNEWS/Dilshad Burman

One man was seriously injured in a fight between a group of people near Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto’s downtown core on Wednesday night.

Police were called to the area of Dundas Street East and Victoria Street shortly before 10:30 p.m.

One man was stabbed during the confrontation and taken to hospital with serious injuries. He is expected to survive.

Police say the victim was not apart of the original fight and had intervened when he was stabbed.

There is no word on a suspect or suspects at this time as they fled the scene. Police say there were up to five people involved in the altercation.