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TPS] – Public Safety Alert, Police request assistance with violent Sexual Assault investigation, Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue East area, Security camera images of suspect released

In Writing (all kinds) on October 10, 2015 at 1:43 PM

Toronto Police Service
News Release

Public Safety Alert, Police request assistance with violent Sexual Assault investigation, Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue East area, Security camera images of suspect released

Saturday, October 10, 20151:38 PM
53 Division
416-808-7474

The Toronto Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance with an ongoing violent Sexual Assault investigation.

On Saturday, October 10, 2015, at approximately 3 a.m., a 28-year-old woman exited a northbound TTC bus in the Yonge Street and Eglinton Avenue East area.

It is reported that:

– she was followed off the bus by an unknown man

– he approached her from behind

– he sexually assaulted her

– he initiated a brutal attack on the woman

– she was punched repeatedly about the head

– a violent struggle ensued

– he then fled in a northerly direction

He is described as medium complexion, 5’9”-5’11”, skinny build, 25-35, short black hair and was last seen wearing blue jeans and a tan waist-length jacket.

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, 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.

Please download the Toronto Police Service Mobile App for iOS or Android.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Lisa Ferris, Sex Crimes

Attachments to this release are available on our website.

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