The Toronto Police have requested the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl earlier this month.
According to police, on Tuesday, October 2 at around 7:30 am, officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the area of Eglinton Avenue and Brimley Road.
Police say a 15-year-old girl was on a TTC bus when a man got on the bus and stood beside her before he sexually assaulted her.
The girl then pushed him away but the man continued his assault. The girl then screamed and the man fled.
The suspect is described as 30 to 4o-years-old, 5’6″, with a heavy build, black short wavy hair and he was cleanly shaven. He was wearing a dark blue jacket at the time.
The Toronto Police have released a security image of the suspect to help the public identify him.
Police are reminding the public that sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact, which includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online.