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Sexual Assault investigation,
Don Mills Road and St. Dennis Drive area,
Update,
Investigators determine events outlined in news release did not occur



Broadcast time: 21:14
Monday, August 28, 2017

54 Division
416-808-5400

Case #: 2017-1551691


The Toronto Police Service would like to update the public on a Sexual Assault investigation.

On Monday, August 28, 2017, at 9:32 a.m., police posted a news release which said that, on Thursday, August 24, 2017, at approximately 8 p.m., a 10-year-old girl was walking in the Don Mills Road and St. Dennis Drive area.

It was reported that:

- a man approached the girl and engaged her in a conversation

- the man sexually assaulted the girl

- the girl fled the area

The man was described as brown, 20-25, approximately 5'9", average build, no facial hair. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, sandals.

Investigators have since determined that the events outlined in the original news release did not occur.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Raj Patel, Sex Crimes