Police request assistance identifying man wanted in
Sexual Assault investigation,
Lake Shore Boulevard West and Fortieth Street area,
Security camera images of man released
Broadcast time: 09:52
Monday, February 12, 2018
Case #: 2017-3152324
The Toronto Police Service requests assistance identifying a man wanted in a Sexual Assault investigation.
On Thursday, December 7, 2017, at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers responded to a call for a Sexual Assault in the Lake Shore Boulevard West and Fortieth Street area.
It is reported that:
- a 23-year-old woman boarded a TTC bus
- a man followed her on board
- when she sat down, he sat directly beside her
- she became uncomfortable and got up to sit somewhere else
- the man sexually assaulted her then fled from the bus
The man is described as 6’0”, medium build, long beard, long hair tied up on top. He was wearing a jacket with "Security" written on the back, dark pants.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, 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 defined by the Criminal Code of Canada as 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 Unit website.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jason Crane, 22 Division