Man sought in Assault and Sexual Assault investigation, Dundas Street East and River Street
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 8:55 AM
51 Division: 416-808-7474
The Toronto Police Service is seeking assistance identifying a man wanted in an Assault and Sexual Assault investigation in the Dundas Street East and River Street area.
On Monday, October 17, 2016, in the evening, officers were conducting a community patrol when they were asked to attend to an injured woman.
It is reported that:
- a man, driving a white SUV, approached a female sex-trade worker standing on the sidewalk
- she got into the car and was driven to a secluded area
- a violent struggle ensued
- the woman was choked then sexually assaulted
- she was able to escape while the man drove away
The man is described as black, early 40s, bald, clean-shaven.
Police believe the man to be violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Liz Montgomery, Sex Crimes