Sexual Assault Alert,
Gerrard Square Shopping Centre, 1000 Gerrard Street East,
Man wanted in Sexual Assault investigation,
Security camera images of man released
Broadcast time: 09:11
Friday, April 21, 2017
Case #: 2017-678861
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a man wanted in a Sexual Assault investigation.
It is reported that:
- on Tuesday, April, 17, 2017, at 9 a.m., a woman was shopping at a store at the Gerrard Square Shopping Centre at 1000 Gerrard Street East
- a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her
- the woman attempted to confront the man, at which point he fled the store on foot, ran to a parked car, and left the area in an unknown direction
The man is described as in his 20s, 5’8”-5’10”, thin-to-average build, with straight, brown hair, and a goatee. He was wearing a red-and-white plaid shirt with buttons, blue jeans, and a grey, knee-length jacket with epaulettes, and black shoes. He was also wearing black-framed glasses with clear lenses.
He was seen getting into a dark four-door Mercedes sedan.
Security camera images of the man have been released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sanjay Sharma, 55 Division