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Sexual Assault Alert,
Queen Street West and Vanauley Street area,
Man wanted

Broadcast time: 09:45
Monday, April 30, 2018

14 Division

Case #: 2018-378949

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to an ongoing sexual assault investigation.

It is reported that:

- on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, a 27-year-old woman was walking in the Queen Street West and Vanauley Street area

- a man approached her and corralled her against a store front

- the man sexually assaulted the woman

The man is described as black, 28, 5'8", with a slim build. He was wearing a gray hooded top, gray scarf, with fine red print, around his face, calf-length blue pants. He was last seen eastbound from the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. 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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Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Stephen Berry, 14 Division