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Public Safety Alert,
Sexual Assault

Broadcast time: 13:45
Tuesday, July 9, 2019

32 Division

Case #: 2019-1276787

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public's assistance in a sexual assault investigation.

It is reported that:

On Monday, July 9, 2019 at 11:45 p.m., a 27-year-old woman was walking in the area of
Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue West.

- a man sexually assaulted the woman

- the man then fled westbound on Fisherville Road

The man is described as Asian with a dark complexion, late teens to early 20s, 5'4", chubby build, short spiked hair, wearing glasses with barely visible frames. He was wearing tan shorts, a blue shirt and a backpack.

Anyone with information about this case or security video footage of the area, including dash-camera footage, is asked to contact investigators at 416-808-3200, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Alan Li, 32 Division