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Public Safety Alert,
Bloor Street West and Rusholme Road area,
Assault Investigation,



Broadcast time: 13:50
Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Unit: 14 Division
Phone: 416-808-7474
Case #: 2121-572485


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an ongoing assault investigation.

On Monday, March 29, 2021, at approximately 2:05 a.m., in the Bloor Street West and Rusholme Road area.

It is reported that:

- a 24-year-old woman was walking when she noticed a man following her

- the woman attempted to evade the man

- the man grabbed the woman and a scuffle ensued

- the man fled northbound

The man is described as 5'6" to 5'7" with a thin build. He was wearing a grey hooded sweater with the hood up, a dark jacket, dark pants, and light running shoes. He was wearing a black balaclava with a cut out around each eye and the mouth.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Adriano Pileggi, Sex Crimes