Man punched wheelchair user in ‘unprovoked’ attack in Toronto: Police – Toronto

Toronto police have released an image of a man accused of punching a stranger in a wheelchair in the face.

In a press release, the Toronto Police Department said they were responding to a call near Yonge Street and College Street for assault about 5:43 p.m. The alleged incident took place on April 25.

Police say a man entered a building and approached someone in a wheelchair. He then hit them in the face “with a closed fist”.

Police said the attack was unprovoked and the victim did not know the suspect.

The victim suffered a laceration to the eye, according to police.

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The man was last seen walking south along Yonge Street and then west along Gerrard Street. Police said he was 25 to 35 years old, with short, dark hair.

He was wearing a long gray sleeved shirt, blue jeans and “build style” boots at the time of the alleged attack. He had a red backpack, police said.

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