Man wanted in Sexual Assault investigation, Wellesley Street East and Sherbourne Street area
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 12:54 PM
51 Division: 416-808-7474
The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance identifying and locating a man wanted in a Sexual Assault investigation.
On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, at approximately 2 a.m., officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Wellesley Street East and Sherbourne Street area.
It is reported that:
- a 30-year-old woman, a sex-trade worker, met a man in the area
- they walked to a parking lot
- the man produced a knife and forced the woman into a nearby alleyway
- he sexually assaulted her
- she was able to escape and call police
He is described as black, 5'7"-5'8", slim build, 28-34, with bad teeth. He was wearing a navy-blue hoodie, navy-blue baseball cap and black shoes.
If he is located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately. Police believe him to be violent and dangerous. He may be armed with a knife.
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