February 29, 2016 3:10 pm
Updated: February 29, 2016 11:54 pm

Police searching for ‘armed and dangerous’ Toronto man wanted in alleged sex assault

Police have identified Farrukh Noor Mohammad, 18, of Toronto as a suspect in an alleged sexual assault and have issued a warrant for his arrest.

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TORONTO — Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of an “armed and dangerous” Toronto man wanted in connection with an alleged sexual assault at knifepoint in downtown Toronto in December.

Police said an 18-year-old woman was walking in the Yonge Street and College Street area at about 11 p.m. on Dec. 11, 2015, when she was approached by a man armed with a knife.

The suspect then allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed the woman before police said he fled the area.

Police have identified the suspect as Farrukh Noor Mohammad, 18, of Toronto and a warrant has been issued for his arrest on the following charges:

  • Sexual assault
  • Sexual assault with a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon
  • Robbery
  • Uttering threats

Investigators have described the suspect as 5’6″ tall, weighing 145 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. A photo of the suspect has also been released.

Anyone with information on Mohammad’s whereabouts is asked to contact Toronto police, but the public is warned not to approach him due to the fact that police consider him armed and dangerous.

Information can be provided to police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at http://www.222tips.com, or by texting TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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