Police looking for man who assaulted and robbed a woman near Kensington Market (PHOTOS)

Jan 18 2018, 3:12 pm

Toronto police are looking to identify a man involved in a robbery investigation.

According to police, on Tuesday, January 16, at 11:30 pm, officers responded to a call for a robbery in the Kensington Avenue and St. Andrew Street area.

Police say a 23-year-old woman was using an ATM when she was approached from behind by a man and grabbed. She was then thrown to the ground and assaulted by the man who then stole her money and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as being 25 to 27, 5’7” – 5’10”’, with blue eyes, long straight nose, average build, and a reddish moustache and beard.

He was last seen wearing a beige hooded jacket, navy toque, dark jeans, black footwear with white soles.

Police have now released security images of the man.

Kensington Robbery

Toronto Police Service

Kensington Robbery

Toronto Police Service

Kensington Robbery

Toronto Police Service

He is believed to be violent and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

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