Police are searching for a suspect after they said a cab driver was assaulted downtown early Sunday morning.

Toronto EMS told 680News it happened around 2:45 a.m. on Sunday morning in the Wellington Street East and Church Street area.

Police said the male suspect punched a cab driver in the face, returned to his car, got out a crowbar, and struck the cab driver three times in the arm.

The suspect then drove off in a black car.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.