TORONTO – Toronto police say they are scouring security footage after an elderly woman’s nose was severed in a daylight attack in Yonge-Dundas Square Saturday.
Police say a 76-year-old woman was on an elevator at Dundas station at around 2 p.m. when she was approached by a man.
The woman had exited a streetcar and was about to get on the subway when the assault occurred, according to police.
Police say her nose was severed with a weapon.
The suspect then fled the area. There is no word on a motive.
The suspect is described as being 40 to 60 years old, and about five-foot-six to five-foot-eight inches tall.
According to a CityNews report, the victim underwent surgery to reattach her nose and was released from hospital.