Black Man Stabs Two Asian Women in Toronto

May 10, 2023

TORONTO, Canada—Police have identified a suspect after two women were injured in separate stabbings in Chinatown over the weekend.

Authorities said the two incidents happened on Spadina Avenue, near Cecil Avenue and Dundas Street West, between noon and 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, according to CP24.

In the first attack, a 75-year-old woman was walking when she was approached by the Black suspect from behind. Authorities said the suspect stabbed the elderly woman on the left side of her neck with a sharp object.

The elderly woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. The suspect fled on foot moments after the attack.

Soon after, another woman was assaulted. Police said she was walking when the same Black man approached and stabbed her in the right arm with an unidentified sharp object.

The second victim was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect fled the scene soon after the attack.

Toronto police identified the suspect as 30-year-old Tyrel Lindo-Mascoe, of Toronto, and believe he is the assailant responsible for the two attacks. He is currently wanted for assault with a weapon and aggravated assault, reports CP24.

Lindo-Mascoe was last seen wearing a blue hooded sweater, light-colored pants, and green New Balance shoes with a green “N” on the sides.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 416-808-1400, 416-808-5200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477 (TIPS)

Feature Images via Toronto Police Service

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