Man stabbed within the face in Oshawa

An Oshawa man suffered non-life-threatening injuries early Tuesday morning after being stabbed in the face.

The 43-year-old was walking south on Simcoe Street near Olive Avenue at around 1am on July 13 when a man on a BMX bike and woman assaulted the victim, Durham Regional Police reported.

While the victim was walking, a suspect got off his bike and slapped the victim in the face. The man fell to the ground and when he tried to get up he was slapped a second time in the face. The suspect and the woman fled, the police said.

When the victim got home, found that she had been stabbed, he went to the hospital for treatment. He stopped a passerby to help.

The suspect on the bike is described as a white man, around 20, 1.80 meters tall, slim built and on a BMX bike.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact D / Cst. Bowler of the Central East Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 1-888-579-1520, ext. 2739.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at

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