Man wanted for woman assaulted and strangled in downtown Toronto: police – Toronto | The Canadian News

Toronto police are searching for a man who officers say is wanted after a woman was assaulted and strangled over the weekend.

Police said officers were called to the Queens Quay West and Rees Street area shortly after 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

Officers said a group of people were in a vehicle when a 26-year-old man and woman argued.

The man allegedly assaulted and strangled the woman before fleeing the scene.

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On Monday, police announced that Elison Teliska, a 27-year-old Toronto resident, is wanted on two counts of assault, aggravated battery and assault: suffocation.

He is described as five foot nine, 141 pounds with a slim build, brown eyes, and dark hair.

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Police said he is “considered violent and dangerous” and anyone who sees him is advised not to come near and call 911.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact the police at 416-808-5200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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