Sexual Assault Alert,
In 2015, police requested assistance identifying man in Sexual Assault investigation,
Man identified as Gagan Verma, then 23
Broadcast time: 14:02
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Case #: 2015-1747072
On Saturday, October 10, 2015, the Toronto Police Service requested the public’s assistance with an ongoing Sexual Assault investigation.
It was reported that:
- on Saturday October 10, 2015, at approximately 3 a.m., a 28-year-old woman exited a northbound TTC bus in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue East area
- a man approached the woman from behind
- a violent struggle ensued and the man sexually assaulted the woman
- the man fled in a northerly direction
It is alleged that:
- on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, the man has been identified as Gagan Verma, 23 at the time of the Sexual Assault. He is described as brown, medium complexion, 5'9"-5'11", skinny build, 25-35, short black hair. He was last seen wearing blue jeans, and a tan waist-length jacket.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.
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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Autumn Withrow, Sex Crimes