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Sexual Assault Alert,
Cumberland Street and Bay Street area,
Man wanted in Sexual Assault investigation

Broadcast time: 10:34
Sunday, September 9, 2018

53 Division

Case #: 2018-1664978

The Toronto Police Service requests assistance locating a man wanted in a Sexual Assault investigation.

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, at approximately 1:23 p.m., officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Cumberland Street and Bay Street area.

It is reported that:

- a 23-year-old woman was walking in the area

- she was approached by a man from behind

- he sexually assaulted her

- she was able to break free and run for help

The man is described as mid-20s, 5'6"-5'9", skinny build, thin beard. He was wearing a black baseball cap, light-grey hoodie with hood over his hat, baggy pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, 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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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Adrian Chin, Sex Crimes