Toronto police seek man in sexual assault of unconscious woman outside subway

Toronto police have released a photo of a man they say is a suspect in a sexual assault investigation. Toronto Police Service/handout

Toronto police have released a photo of a man wanted in their investigation of the sexual assault of an unconscious woman near a Scarborough subway station.

Police say it happened at about 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 1 outside Kennedy Station. The victim, a 40-year-old woman, was unconscious lying on the ground when a man approached and sexually assaulted her.

Investigators said the incident occurred in front of several witnesses, one of whom attempted to intervene by yelling at the man.

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The suspect, believed to be about 60 years old, then “casually” walked away, police said.

On Wednesday, police released an image taken from a security camera they say identifies the suspect.

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Police are asking anyone with information to reach out to investigators or contact Crime Stoppers.

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