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Sexual Assault Alert,
Man Wanted,
55 Division

Broadcast time: 13:30
Date: Sunday, August 29, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-5500
Case #: 2021-1642289

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a sexual assault.

It has been reported that:

- on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at 4:20 p.m., a woman was running on Taylor Creek trail near Leaside bridge

- a man on a bicycle sexually assaulted her

- he was last seen riding northbound on lower Don River trail, south of Leaside bridge

The suspect is described as white, 20 – 35, wearing a white t-shirt, dark shorts, a bike helmet, and riding a black aerodynamic/athletic trail bike.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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 or Google Play.

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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Mehedi Faisal, 55 Division