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Police request assistance with Sexual Assault investigation,
Rosedale Valley Road and Bayview Avenue area

Broadcast time: 13:12
Monday, July 31, 2017

51 Division

Case #: 2017-1366827

The Toronto Police Service is making the public aware of a Sexual Assault investigation.

It is reported that:

- on Sunday, July 30, 2017, at approximately 4:30 a.m., a man met a woman in the Yonge Street and Queen Street West area.

- the man led the woman to St. James Cemetery

. he then forced her into a wooded area off Rosedale Valley Road and Bayview Avenue

- the man sexually assaulted the woman

- the woman was able to fight off the man and escaped onto Rosedale Valley Road, where she was assisted by members of the public

The man is described as white, 31-35, approximately 5’6”-5”7”, unshaven, short blonde hair, medium build, with a potbelly, wearing a blue jacket and grey shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, 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.

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 Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Matthew Pinfold, Sex Crimes