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Sexual Assault Alert,
Man wanted in a Sexual Assault and Robbery Investigation,
Simpson Avenue and Broadview Avenue area

Broadcast time: 20:50
Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-5500
Case #: 2021-2156151

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a Sexual Assault and a Robbery Investigation and is seeking the public's assistance identifying a wanted man.

It is reported that:

- on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, police attend the Simpson Avenue and Broadview Avenue area.

- a woman was walking westbound on Simpson Avenue east of Broadview Avenue

- a man walked past the woman, and then attacked her from behind

- the man sexually assaulted the woman, robbed her, and fled

The man is described as approximately 20 to 30 years, 5'5", with a medium build. He was last seen wearing a hat, large glasses, a face mask, and dark clothing.

Investigators are requesting residents to review their security cameras and dash cams for any footage that might have been captured between 5:30 a.m to 6:30 a.m. to assist with the investigation.

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 Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Yan Jing, 55 Division