Man and woman sought in connection with alleged assault near Woodbine and Danforth that seriously injured elderly man

Toronto police are looking for information about a man and a woman in connection with an investigation into an alleged assault near Woodbine and Danforth on Aug. 6 that left an elderly man with serious injuries.

Toronto police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a man and a woman wanted in connection with an incident near Danforth and Woodbine avenues that left an elderly man seriously injured.

Police were called to the area at approximately 4:10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 6, for reports of an assault.

According to police, a man and a woman got into an argument with an elderly man in front of an establishment. The man and woman allegedly punched the man, knocking him to the ground, police said.

As a result of the assault, the man was transported to hospital where he remains in critical condition, police said.

The woman is described as late thirties to early forties, five-feet, five-inches tall, with a medium build, and long dark hair in a ponytail. She was wearing a light coloured dress.

The man is described as being in his 30s, tall, with a thin build, and short curly brown hair. He was wearing shorts, a shirt and sandals.

A security camera image of the woman has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police in 55 Division at 416-808-5500,or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477 or online at

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been changed from it’s original to remove a photo of a woman who police said at the time may have been a suspect. The woman photographed is not wanted by police in connection with this incident, and Beach Metro News has removed her photo from this updated version of the story. The description of the woman wanted in connection with this incident has also been updated in this version of the story.

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