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

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

54 Division

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.

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