Assistance sought identifying man in Sexual Assault investigation,
York Mills subway station,
Photographs of man released
Broadcast time: 13:44
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Case #: 2017-1294634
The Toronto Police Service is seeking assistance identifying a man wanted in a Sexual Assault investigation.
It is reported that:
- on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at approximately 9:50 a.m., a woman, 64, was on a southbound subway train, between North York City Centre station and York Mills station
- a man sat down beside her, used a bag to conceal his arm, and sexually assaulted the woman
- the woman moved seats and advised other passengers of the incident
- the man fled the train at York Mills station and continued onto the following northbound subway train
The man is described as 30-35, 5'7", thin build, black goatee/moustache. He was wearing a black/dark-grey hat with large writing on it, dark sunglasses, white T-shirt, light-blue jeans with paint on them, yellow/mustard-coloured shoes, carrying a large black-and-white B/2 Brown’s Shoe reusable bag.
It is further reported that:
- on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at approximately 6:40 a.m., a woman, 52, was on a northbound subway train, between Queen’s Park station and St. Patrick station
- a man sat down beside the woman, used a bag to conceal his arm, and attempted to sexually assault the woman
- after seeing the news release the woman believes it to be the same man and provided the following description: black with dark complexion, slender build, 30-35, wearing a dark-grey or black hat, light-coloured T-shirt, stonewashed jeans with paint or plaster on them. He was also carrying a large black reusable plastic bag.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, 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 Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Kate Cowie, 32 Division