King and Spadina stabbing: police release security images
Man, 21, stabbed several times last week is expected to recover, police say
Toronto police have released security camera images and video in connection with a stabbing at King Street West and Spadina Avenue last week.
Officers responded to the area just before 3 a.m. last Thursday. Police say a 21-year-old man was approached by a group of five men. One of them allegedly grabbed the man's gold chains, then investigators say he was assaulted by the entire group.
Police say the 21-year-old was stabbed several times before the group took off. He was hospitalized for several days, but is expected to make a full recovery.
Officers have released security camera video showing two of the five wanted men, as well as security images of the three others.
- Suspect #1 is believed to be between 18 and 20 years old. He's described as five feet nine to five feet 10 inches tall and weighing between 210-220 lbs. He was wearing white pants, white shoes, a black T-shirt and multicoloured fisherman's hat.
- Suspect #2 has been identified as a minor. He's described as five feet eight inches tall with a skinny build, weighing between 160-170 lbs. He was wearing a black T-shirt, black pants, black shoes, a beige "Gucci" hat with frizzy hair underneath.
- Suspect #3 is described as five feet eight inches tall with short hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt, light-grey pants and black-and-white shoes.
- Suspect #4 is described as five feet eight inches tall with a bushy ponytail. He was wearing a blue sports jersey with black long sleeves underneath, a New York Yankees baseball cap, dark pants, red shoes and a grey backpack.
- Suspect #5 is described as about five feet nine inches tall with a ponytail. He was wearing a Raptors #31 "Ross" jersey, a black baseball hat, black shorts with red stripes on the side and black running shoes.
Police believe the men are armed and violent. They say if you see them, do not approach them. Instead call 9-1-1 immediately.