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[TPS] – Man wanted in Sexual Assault and Robbery investigation, Christie Street and Dupont Street area, Investigators looking for driver who stopped attack

In Writing (all kinds) on October 17, 2016 at 10:44 AM

Toronto Police Service
News Release

Man wanted in Sexual Assault and Robbery investigation, Christie Street and Dupont Street area, Investigators looking for driver who stopped attack

Monday, October 17, 201610:34 AM
13 Division
416-808-1300

The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance identifying and locating a man wanted in a Sexual Assault and Robbery investigation.

On Sunday, October 16, 2016, at 3:08 a.m., officers responded to a call for a Sexual Assault in theChristie Street and Dupont Street area.

It is reported that:

– a 28-year-old woman was walking under the CN Rail bridge at 2 a.m.,

– she passed a man standing under the bridge

– the man tried to grab her purse

– she screamed, he covered her mouth

– he sexually assaulted her and stole her purse

– he released her when a car travelling past flashed their high-beams

The man is described as black, dark complexion, medium build, late 20s to early 30s, wearing a grey hoodie.

Investigators would like to speak with the person who interrupted the sexual assault by flashing their high-beams, while travelling northbound on Christie Street.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1300, 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.

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 Jason Albanese, 13 Division

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