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Sexual Assault Alert,
Man wanted in a Sexual Assault Investigation,
Rouge River Drive and Sheppard Avenue East area

Broadcast time: 21:40
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Unit: Sex Crimes
Phone: 416-808-7474
Case #: 2021-1251722

The Toronto Police Service is appealing for the public's assistance in identifying a man wanted in a Sexual Assault Investigation.

It is reported that:

- in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 4, 2021, a woman was in the area of Rouge River Drive north of Sheppard Avenue East area

- an unknown man approached the woman and sexually assaulted her.

The man is described as brown with a dark complexion, 40-years-old, approximately 6’4", with a medium build, black wavy hair to his ears, balding, grey and white light stubble, small eyes, large nose and large ears.

He was wearing a green hooded sweater, with a white font on the front, dark jeans, brown sandals with two Velcro straps. He was wearing a very thin necklace made from white string and small orange beads that wrapped twice around his neck.

Investigators are seeking to identify the man and are asking anyone with any information to contact police.

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 Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Shona Patterson, Sex Crimes