Police seek to identify man wanted in alleged assault near Queen Street East and Kenilworth Avenue in the Beach

Toronto police are looking to identify this man in connection with an investigation into an alleged assault in the area of Queen Street East and Kenilworth Avenue early on the morning of Friday, May 5.

Toronto police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted in connection with an investigation into an alleged assault that took place on Queen Street East in the Beach earlier this month.

According to police, officers were called to the area of Kenilworth Avenue and Queen Street East at approximately 12:15 a.m. on the morning of Friday, May 5, for a reported assault.

Police said the victim was with the suspect and a group of other people when an argument ensued and the suspect allegedly assaulted the victim.

The victim suffered a significant eye injury, police said.

An image of the male suspect police are looking to identify has been released.

He is described as 20-25 years old, five-feet, 10-inches, with a slim build, clean shaven, with brown hair. He was wearing a LA Dodgers ball cap, a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey, black pants, and sneakers.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police in 55 Division at 416-808-5500, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477 or online at https://www.222tips.com

UPDATE: Police said in a news release on the morning of Thursday, May 25, that a 25-year-old man had been arrested in connection with this incident. Jake Rogers of Toronto has been charged with assault causing bodily harm.


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