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Public Safety Alert,
Assault investigation,
Queen Street West and Dowling Avenue area

Broadcast time: 10:06
Monday, April 17, 2017

14 Division

Case #: 17-667257

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an Assault investigation.

It is reported that:

- on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at approximately 4 a.m., a 27-year-old woman was walking alone on Dowling Avenue, south of Queen Street West

- a man, who had concealed his face, approached the woman from behind

- the man then assaulted her

- the woman was able to escape from the man

The man is described as 5'8", 140 lbs. He was wearing a black hoodie with white on the front, black jeans and black shoes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Kevin Cote, 14 Division