Toronto Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man wanted in a sexual assault investigation.
According to police, an 8-year-old boy was sexually assaulted in the toy section of a department store in Etobicoke.
Police say that on Thursday, August 16, at 10 am, officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Islington Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard area.
It’s reported that a woman was shopping in a department store with her 8-year-old son in the toy section, when he was followed around by an unknown man.
He was then sexually assaulted, according to police.
The man is described as 5’9″, with a medium build and short black hair. He was clean shaven. He was wearing a bluish/grey button-up shirt, blue jeans, and a dark backpack.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, online on the Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).