The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance with an Aggravated Assault investigation.
It is reported that:
- on Sunday, October 30, 2016, at approximately 2:30 a.m. a 24-year-old man was in the Queen Street West and Peter Street area
- he was walking eastbound on Queen Street West with friends when they were approached by a man wearing an Angry Birds costume
- the 24-year-old man commented on the costume
- the man in the Angry Birds costume suddenly turned around and began to assault the 24-year-old man and knocked him to the ground
- the man in the Angry Birds costume continued to punch and kick the 24-year-old man while he was on the ground
- the 24-year-old man sustained serious, but non-life-threatening, injuries
The man in the Angry Birds costume is described as approximately 5’10” – 6’0″.
A number of people were in the area at the time of the assault. Police would like to speak with anyone who has any information/video regarding this aggravated assault.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.