Police say hate crime investigation underway after assault downtown

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Toronto police say they are investigating what they believe to be a hate crime after one person was assaulted by a group of people in the city’s downtown core on Friday morning.

Investigators say it happened at around 1:13 a.m. Friday near King and John streets.

Police have not released any details of the assault but say the victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers have not released any suspect information at this time.