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Police seeking assistance in two separate investigations into assaults,
John P. Robarts Research Library, University of Toronto,
and College Street and University Avenue area



Broadcast time: 13:15
Tuesday, November 26, 2019

52 Division
416-808-5200

Case #: 2019-2270032


The Toronto Police is seeking the public's assistance in two separate incidents of assaults.

It is reported that:

- on Friday, November 22, 2019, at approximately 5:20 p.m, an unknown man entered the John P. Robarts Library, located at the University of Toronto's downtown campus.

- the man poured the contents of a bucket he was carrying onto two unsuspecting people who were seated at a table in the library

- the man then fled on foot

- the contents of the bucket is described as liquefied fecal matter

It is further reported that:

- On Monday, November 25, 2019, at 11:55 p.m., a woman was walking in the area of College Street and University Avenue

- an unknown man walked up to her and poured the contents of a bucket he was carrying on to her

- the man was last seen fleeing on foot, eastbound, on College Street

- the contents of the bucket is described as liquefied fecal matter

The suspect in both incidents is described as black, in his 20s to 30s, and of medium build. He was wearing a yellow construction hat and a dark-blue jacket.

Security camera image of the man is attached.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Elizabeth Harnett, 52 Division




Police seeking assistance in two separate investigations into assaults,
John P. Robarts Research Library, University of Toronto,
and College Street and University Avenue area



Security camera image of man wanted in Assault investigation
Above: Security camera image of man wanted in Assault investigation