Police: Man wanted in unprovoked stabbing of woman in city's east end has been arrested
Dazel Decosta Henry, 23, of Toronto is wanted after a stabbing in Scarborough on Wednesday. (Toronto Police)
Codi Wilson, CP24.com
Published Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:53AM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, September 11, 2019 11:08AM EDT
A 23-year-old man wanted in connection with an unprovoked stabbing of a woman in the city’s east end last month has now been taken into custody.
Police say the attack occurred on Aug. 28 at around 1:25 p.m. in the area of Victoria Park and Ellesmere avenues.
According to investigators, a man and woman were riding in a vehicle in the area when they pulled into the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant.
Police say without provocation, the man stabbed the woman with a knife.
He then fled the area on foot.
The suspect was subsequently identified by police as Toronto resident Dazel Decosta Henry and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Police have now confirmed that on Tuesday, Decosta Henry was arrested at around 5:40 p.m. in the area of Jane Street and Highway 401.
He has been charged with failing to comply with conditions of a judicial release, two counts of failing to comply with a recognizance, carrying a concealed weapon, aggravated assault with a weapon, and aggravated assault.
He is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday.
Anyone with additional information about the case is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.