Sexual Assault Alert,
Bloor Street East and Mount Pleasant Road
Broadcast time: 15:58
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Case #: 2018-758091
The Toronto Police Service is requesting assistance with an ongoing Sexual Assault investigation.
It is reported that:
- on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at approximately 2 a.m., a 19-year-old woman got into a white mini-van driven by a man posing as a Uber driver in the Bloor Street West and Madison Avenue area
- she was driven to a secluded area near Mount Pleasant Road and Bloor Street East and sexually assaulted by the man
- she was able to fight the man off and make her escape
The man is described as in his 30s, 5’10”, medium build, light-brown skin, short brown unkempt hair.
Police are reminding the public to be vigilant when ordering online taxi services. Please confirm the driver's identity, plate number and type of vehicle from the information through the application before entering the vehicle.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Ryan Mcintyre, Sex Crimes