Sexual Assault Alert, Wellesley Subway Station, Assistance requested to identify man
Monday, August 10, 2020 - 9:40 PM
51 Division: 416-808-5100
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of two sexual assaults that occurred at Wellesley Subway Station.
On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 6:55 p.m., officers responded to two calls for sexual assaults.
It is reported that:
- a 35-year-old woman was sitting on the southbound TTC train
- a man walked up to her and sexually assaulted her
- he quickly exited the train
- he then made his way upstairs to the bus platform
- he approached a 30-year-old woman waiting for the bus
- he sexually assaulted her
- the woman screamed at him and he then left on foot exiting the station
He is described as 35, 5’7"-5’8", 185 lbs., with a stocky or heavy build, and short black hair. He was wearing a black cloth face mask, grey t-shirt with “NASA” logo, and dark jeans. He was carrying a blue backpack and a black backpack with a large “Tracker” logo.
Security camera images have been released. Anyone who recognizes the man pictured is urged to contact police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable James Angco, 51 Division