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Man sought in Assault Investigation,
Lawrence Avenue East and Midland Avenue area



Broadcast time: 19:22
Date: Monday, December 20, 2021
Unit: 41 Division
Phone: 416-808-4100
Case #: 2021-2439542


The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance identifying a man in an assault investigation.

On Saturday, December 18, 2021, at approximately 11:45 p.m., police responded to a call for an assault in the Lawrence Avenue East and Midland Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- a woman was walking in the Lawrence Avenue East and Midland Avenue area near the Lawrence East SRT

- a man walked past the woman

- the man grabbed the woman from behind and assaulted her

- the man fled the area on foot toward Midland Avenue

He is described as tall, with a chubby build. He was wearing a beige toque, brown coat, black shirt, grey pants, and black shoes.

A security image has been released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, 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 Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Jennifer Reed-Pyefinch, 41 Division




Man sought in Assault Investigation,
Lawrence Avenue East and Midland Avenue area



Man sought in assault investigation,
Lawrence Avenue East and Midland Avenue area
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