09/12/2014 09:08 EDT | Updated 11/12/2014 05:59 EST

Man critical after assault in Etobicoke

Police are investigating an assault in the west end that sent a man to hospital in critical condition.

Police say a number of people assaulted the man, believed to be in his 50s, at about 8:30 p.m. last night on Mabelle Avenue, in the Islington Avenue and Bloor Street West area of Etobicoke.

The man suffered head injuries and is in serious condition.