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Sexual Assault Alert,
Police seeking assistance identifying man wanted in a Sexual Assault investigation,
Islington Avenue and Finch Avenue West area

Broadcast time: 22:00
Date: Saturday, April 17, 2021
Unit: Sex Crimes
Phone: 416-808-7474
Case #: 2021-705777

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

On Saturday, April 17, 2021, a boy was sexually assaulted along a pathway in the Islington Avenue and Finch Avenue West area.

It has been reported that:

- a man approached a boy who was riding a bicycle on a path and lured him into a wooded area

- the man sexually assaulted the boy

- the man then fled eastbound into a wooded area

The man is described as 21-23 years old, tall, with medium length blonde hair with bangs.

He was wearing a grey tracksuit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, 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, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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 Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Adriano Pileggi, for Inspector Justin Vander Heyden, Specialized Criminal Investigations- Sex Crimes Unit