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