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Sexual Assault Alert,
Arleta Avenue and Spenvalley Drive area

Broadcast time: 16:52
Date: Saturday, July 10, 2021
Unit: Sex Crimes
Phone: 416-808-7474
Case #: 2021-1293434

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

On Saturday, July 10, 2021, at approximately 7:50 a.m., a woman was sexually assaulted in the Arleta Avenue and Spenvalley Drive area.

It has been reported that:

- a woman was walking in the area of Arleta Avenue and Spenvalley Drive

- a man approached the woman from behind and sexually assaulted her

- the man then fled the area southbound on Arleta Avenue and westbound on Spenvalley Drive

The man is described as black, dark skin, 20-25 years old, 5'5", with thick eyebrows, a bushy afro, thin mustache and some facial hair.

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 Superintendent Michael Barsky, Specialized Criminal Investigations-Sex Crimes