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Sexual Assault Alert,
Man Wanted,
Yonge Street and Finch Avenue West area,

Broadcast time: 07:00
Monday, October 1, 2018

32 Division

Case #: 2018-1810523

The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance identifying and locating a man wanted in a Sexual Assault investigation.

It is reported that:

- on Sunday, September 30, 2018, at 8:30 p.m., an 18-year-old woman was walking on Beecroft Road in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue West area

- a man approached the woman, brandished a knife and sexually assaulted her

- the woman was able to flee from the man

- he fled the scene in an unknown direction

The man is described as 6’, 30- to 40-years-old, clean shaven, wearing a black 'Tilley'-style hat, and carrying a white shopping bag.

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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Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Raj Patel, Sex Crimes