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Police searching for Tim Hortons attackers

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Apr 17, 2014 - 3:28 PM |
Police responded to an altercation at the Tim Hortons on Cedar Street, in downtown Sudbury, where a man in his early 20s was struck on the head Thursday afternoon. He was transported to Health Sciences North for non life-threatening injuries. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Police responded to an altercation at the Tim Hortons on Cedar Street, in downtown Sudbury, where a man in his early 20s was struck on the head Thursday afternoon. He was transported to Health Sciences North for non life-threatening injuries. Photo by Jonathan Migneault.

Suspects punched, kicked, bit victim in restaurant washroom

UPDATED April 18 at 9:30 a.m.

Greater Sudbury Police are asking for the public's assistance to locate two young men suspected in an attack at the downtown Tim Hortons at around 2 p.m. April 17.


One of the suspects is described as around 18 years old, native, and wearing a grey hoody with blood on the back. The other suspect was described as young, native, and wearing a dark jacket with navy blue sleeves.

The 21-year-old man they attacked was in the washroom at the downtown Tim Hortons when the two men came after him, according to a press release.

The suspects kicked and punched the victim, struck him repeatedly with an object, and even bit his hand as they went through his pockets and took his money.

The victim fought back, and was able to retrieve his money. He received lacerations to his head, and was transported to Health Sciences North, where he was treated and released.

Both of the suspects fled the area and were not located.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 705-674-7511 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-TIPS, online at www.sudburycrimestoppers.com or by texting TIPSUD and the information to CRIMES (274637).

Original story:

 

Police confirmed a man in his early 20s was struck on the head at the Tim Hortons on Cedar Street, in downtown Sudbury Thursday afternoon.

Witnesses said an altercation took place in the men's washroom when the victim was struck on the head.

The victim lost a lot of blood, but police said his injuries were not life threatening.

He was transported to Health Sciences North to treat his injuries.

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