Man sought in sexual assault investigation,
Yonge Street and Park Home Avenue area,
Broadcast time: 09:10
Friday, January 24, 2020
Case #: 2020-100030
The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance identifying a suspect in a sexual assault investigation.
On Wednesday, January 15, 2020, at approximately 10 a.m., officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Yonge Street and Park Home Avenue area.
It is reported that:
- a 17-year-old girl was walking
- a man approached her and attempted to start a conversation
- she ignored him and kept walking towards the entrance of a mall
- as she entered the mall, she was approached from behind by the man and sexually assaulted
- she ran into a nearby store for safety but he followed her inside
- the man was confronted by people in the area and fled
He is described as 24-25, 6'0"-6'1", clean shaven, with a slim, athletic build. He was wearing grey 'Roots' pants, a black and grey jacket, black hoodie, black toque, and black or brown working boots.
A photograph of the suspect has been released.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, 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 or Google Play.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Robyn Pisano, 32 Division