Police have released security camera images of a suspect wanted in connection with a stabbing near the city’s Brookhaven neighbourhood earlier this month.

Officers were called to the area of Jane Street and Lawrence Avenue at around 2:55 a.m. on Oct. 2 for a reported assault.

Police say they later learned that a 36-year-old man had been stabbed following a verbal altercation with another man.

Investigators described the suspect as a black male who is believed to be in his 30s. Police say the man has a short, heavy build.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the attempted murder investigation is asked to call police at 416-808-1200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).