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Police seek assistance identifying man in
potential sex offender investigation,
Avenue Road and Pears Avenue area



Broadcast time: 14:32
Thursday, August 31, 2017

53 Division
416-808-5300

Case #: 17-11569092


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an incident concerning a potential sex offender in the Avenue Road and Pears Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at approximately 3:30 p.m., an unknown man approached a 70-year-old woman and engaged her in conversation

- the man made inappropriate and violent sexual comments to the woman

- the woman left the area and the man did not attempt to follow

The man is described as white, 50-60, 6'2", medium build, light-brown short hair, full beard. He was wearing light-brown clothing.

Police would like to speak with any witnesses.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Rhonda Reid, 53 Division