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Police seek to identify suspect after woman sexually assaulted in Toronto

Police are seeking to identify a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault investigation in Toronto. Toronto police / handout

Police are seeking the public’s assistance identifying a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault investigation in Toronto.

In a press release, Toronto police said on June 2, a man followed a 35-year-old woman from a store in the Yonge Street and Davisville Avenue area to a nearby side street.

Police said the man then allegedly sexually assaulted the woman.

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Officers said the woman was able to get away and call police.

According to police, the man then fled the scene.

Officers are now searching for a man in his late 30s or early 40s with a light-to-medium build, standing five-feet-ten-inches tall.

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He has long, straight brown hair, a full brown beard with a moustache.

Officers said he was seen wearing black rectangular reading glasses, a dark coloured baseball hat, a dark coloured sleeveless t-shirt and knee-length dark green shorts.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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