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Police seek suspect after sexual assault reported in Toronto

Police are seeking to identify a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault investigation in Toronto.
Police are seeking to identify a suspect wanted in connection with a sexual assault investigation in Toronto. Toronto Police / Handout

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

Toronto police said on Sept. 23, at around 2:40 p.m., officers received a report of a sexual assault at 100 King Street West.

Police said a woman was approached by an unknown man.

Officers said the man allegedly sexually assaulted her.

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“She was able to walk away from him but the man continued to follow her,” police alleged in a news release. “The woman confronted the man and yelled at him to leave.”

Police said them man then fled the area on Adelaide Street West.

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Officers are now searching for a man in his early 30s, standing five-feet-nine-inches tall, with short brown hair, a beard and a moustache.

He was seen wearing an orange hat, black sunglasses, a blue sweater, a white t-shirt, khaki pants, white shoes.

Police said he was carrying a blue crossbody bag.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.

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