Bouncer seriously injured in assault outside Queen West club

Bouncer seriously injured in assault outside Queen West club

A bouncer was seriously injured in an assault outside a Queen West club and restaurant early Saturday.

Toronto police said they received a call about the assault at 1096 Queen St. W., near Dovercourt Road, at about 1:32 a.m.

Acting Staff Sgt. Don Dale, spokesperson for Toronto Police Service's 14 Division, said the man was a bouncer and he was rushed to hospital with what appeared to be life-threatening injuries but they turned out to be non-life threatening.

Dale said the assault occurred outside.

No arrests made yet

Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook said the man was punched and kicked by unknown assailants. He is now in stable condition after suffering head injuries.

In a tweet, police said the man went in and out of consciousness.

Police at the scene interviewed witnesses but no arrests have been made. No suspect information was available.

Investigators are seeking surveillance video that may have captured the assault.

Sandra McLeod, deputy commander of Toronto Paramedic Services, said the injured man appeared to be in his 30s. She said his injuries are considered serious.