Police: Woman dragged to field and sexually assaulted near York University

Mar 21 2018, 5:50 pm

Toronto police are looking for a man after a sexual assault near York University.

According to police, on Saturday, March 17 at approximately 5:30 am, a 23-year-old woman was in a bus shelter in the Murray Ross Parkway and Sentinel Road area, south of the York campus.

A man approached the woman, covered her mouth, and proceeded to drag her into the hydro field near by, where he sexually assaulted her.

Police say a pedestrian arrived at the bus shelter, interrupting the sexual assault, and caused the man to flee.

The suspect is described as 25-35, muscular build, average height, and thick eyebrows. He was wearing blue jeans, dark baseball cap.

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

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

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