Suspect Involved in Toronto Stabbing Believed to Have Been in Halton

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Toronto Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a male suspect who is wanted in an aggravated assault investigation. 

On Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at approximately 1:25 p.m., officers responded to a call for a stabbing in the Victoria Park Avenue and Ellesmere Avenue areain Toronto.

According to police, it is reported that a man and a woman were travelling by car, and that the man was armed with a knife. Police say the man and woman pulled into the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, and without provocation the man stabbed the woman.

Police say the man fled the area on foot.

The suspect, Dazel Decosta Henry, 23, of Toronto, is wanted and is described as being 6’0”, 200 pounds, having a stocky build, a black afro, and a black moustache. Police say he was wearing a black ‘Adidas’ hooded sweater with white stripes down the arm and a logo on the chest, black track pants, and sneakers with yellow detailing. 

The suspect is considered to be armed, violent and dangerous. 

If located, do not approach,” reads a Toronto Police news release. “Call 9-1-1 immediately.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tippage, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

Halton Police believe the suspect has been in the region.

Photo is courtesy of Toronto Police.

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