Man, 50, charged with assaulting pregnant woman in Eaton Centre

A man, 50, has been charged with assaulting a pregnant woman at the Eaton Centre over the weekend.

The suspect allegedly hit the woman in her stomach while she was standing near a washroom

A man, 50, is charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm after he allegedly attacked a pregnant woman in the Eaton Centre last Saturday. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

A 50-year-old man has been charged with assaulting a pregnant woman at the Eaton Centre on the weekend. 

The woman was waiting near a washroom in the mall shortly before 9:45 p.m. on Saturday when the suspect reportedly walked by and hit her in the stomach, Toronto police said in a news release on Wednesday. 

She was taken to hospital with minor injuries. 

The suspect, of no fixed address, was identified by police after they released a security camera image. 

The man is charged with one count of assault causing bodily harm and is scheduled to appear in a Toronto court at 10 a.m. on Wednesday.