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Public Safety Alert,
Sexual Assault,
Bloor Street West and Runnymede Road area

Broadcast time: 15:26
Wednesday, July 12, 2017

22 Division

Case #: 2017-1196491

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a suspect in a Sexual Assault investigation.

It is reported that:

- on Monday, July 3, 2017, at approximately 3 a.m., a cab driver, operating an orange- and-green van, picked up a 28-year-old woman in the Bloor Street West and Runnymede Road area

- he drove the woman to her destination where he sexually assaulted her

He is described as brown, approximately 40, slim build, short brown hair greying around the temples.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. 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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Barbara Kohl, 22 Division