A security guard has been rushed to hospital after being stabbed in the Financial District on Tuesday afternoon.
Police say they were called to York and Wellington streets just before 3:30 p.m. The incident is believed to have occurred at the Strathcona Hotel.
Officers found a man in his 20s suffering from multiple stab wounds. He was rushed to hospital in serious, life-threatening condition.
The suspect is believed to have fled on foot and was last seen heading westbound on Wellington. He’s described as an Asian male in his 50s, five foot nine inches, wearing beige pants, a white shirt, a black jacket and a black bag.
Police continue to investigate the incident.
York St & Wellington St W
– call came in a 3:28 p.m.
– reports of a security guard stabbed
– officers o/s
– officers located a man suffering from multiple stab wounds
– @TorontoMedics transported man to hospital, serious injuries
– suspect fled on foot#GO27616
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) January 5, 2021