Assistance sought with multi-jurisdictional Sexual Assault investigation,
Police release composite sketches,
Tip line established
Broadcast time: 08:59
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Case #: 2015-1286433
Sexual assault investigators with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the Toronto Police Service (TPS) are continuing to seek the public’s assistance with an ongoing multi-jurisdictional investigation.
See previous release.
Police have been able to identify the following commonalities in both of these investigations:
- the man is known to frequent the Collingwood and Toronto areas
- he is in his mid-20s to mid-30s, approximately 5’6”, medium build, brown skin, with a full, neatly trimmed beard
On New Year’s Eve, the suspect, while in Collingwood, had access to, or was in possession of, a light-coloured, four-door sedan, with black, steel, winter-style rims.
Officers from Toronto Police Service Sex Crimes and the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch have also set up a tip line (phone and e-mail) to assist with this joint investigation into these sexual assaults.
Anyone with information about this man is asked to contact the investigating police services at 1-844-478-5656 or OPP.TPS.TipLine@opp.ca . The public can also report anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).
Composite sketches of the suspect who is wanted in both of these investigations are attached.
If you have been sexually assaulted, police are asking you to please come forward and make a report by calling the Toronto Police Service at 416-808-2222 or, if you live in a community policed by the OPP, please call 1-888-310-1122.
For more information and resources, including the Guide for Sexual Assault Survivors, please visit the OPP’s website, www.opp.ca and the Toronto Police Service website, www.torontopolice.on.ca.
For further information:
Provincial Constable Martin Hachey
Ontario Provincial Police
Toronto Police Service
Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Anne-Marie Bishop, Sex Crimes