Man armed with knife allegedly sexually assaults woman in Toronto parkette

Aug 2 2019, 1:08 pm

Toronto Police are looking for a man wanted in a violent sexual assault investigation.

According to police, on Tuesday, July 30, at approximately 2:30 am, a woman was in the McGill Parkette near the Gerrard Street and Yonge Street area

Police say a man approached the woman and allegedly struck her on the head with a piece of concrete.

He then allegedly produced a knife and sexually assaulted the woman before a passersby in the area confronted the man. The suspect then fled the scene.

The woman sustained injuries and was transported to hospital.

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The suspect is described as 6′, mid to late 20s, thin build and short black hair.

He was wearing a red short-sleeve shirt, black track pants with white vertical stripes, black and white sneakers and a black backpack.

Police released security video of the man wanted in the assault investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

According to Toronto Police, a sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration.

Man wanted in alleged sexual assault/Toronto police

Man wanted in alleged sexual assault/Toronto police