26-year-old woman sexually assaulted after getting into alleged ride-share vehicle

Mar 25 2019, 7:31 pm

A 26-year-old woman was reportedly sexually assaulted after getting into an alleged ride-share vehicle downtown Toronto.

According to Toronto Police, on Sunday, March 17, at approximately 2:50 am, the woman left a night club in the area of King Street West and Brant Street.

It has been reported that the woman was waiting for a ride-sharing service that she had ordered when she was approached by a man.

The man allegedly told the woman that he worked for a ride-sharing service, and police say he offered to drive her home.

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After accepting the ride, the woman was allegedly driven towards her residence when the man pulled over on an unknown street and sexually assaulted her.

Officers say the woman made her way home and called police.

The man is described as having a medium-brown complexion, approximately 50-years-old, 5’5″ – 5’6″, medium build, brown eyes and short black hair. He was operating a large, newer model, black motor vehicle with tinted windows.

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).

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