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Public Safety Alert,
Gerrard Street East and Howland Road area,
Indecent act

Broadcast time: 15:34
Thursday, February 21, 2019

55 Division

Case #: 2019-317407

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of indecent acts committed in the Gerrard Street East and Howland Road area.

It is reported that:

- on Tuesday, February 19, 2019, at 4:25 p.m., a woman was walking westbound on Gerrard Street East

- a man then called out to her from his car asking for directions

- she approached the parked car and observed that the man was not wearing pants or underwear and was committing an indecent act

- she immediately fled the scene

The man is described as white, approximately 30-years-old, with a heavy build, dark short spiked hair, and a goatee.

The car is described as a green older model vehicle.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Mark Baird, 55 Division