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Police seek assistance identifying man wanted in
Sexual Assault investigation,
Yonge Street and Church Street area,
Security camera video of man released

Broadcast time: 15:18
Thursday, September 13, 2018

53 Division

Case #: 2018-1585468

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

It is reported that:

- on Monday, August 27, 2018, at approximately 4:20 p.m., a 29-year-old woman was walking on the sidewalk in the Yonge Street and Church Street area

- a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her

The man is described as mid-to-late 20s, black, medium complexion, thin build, facial hair on the sides of his face and chin, wearing a dark top, dark hat, dark pants.

Click here to view security camera video.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, 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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sajeev Nair, 53 Division