Man wanted in Gerrard/Yonge sexual assault, robbery investigation


The Toronto Police Service requests the public’s assistance identifying and locating a man wanted in a Sexual Assault investigation.

It is reported that:

– on Saturday, November 5, 2016, at approximately 4:20 a.m., a man physically and sexually assaulted an 18-year-old woman in the Gerrard Street West and Yonge Street area
– subsequent to the assault, the man forcibly removed the woman’s belongings
– the man was armed with a firearm
– he fled the area on Gerrard Street West

He is described as in his early 20s, approximately 6’0″, with an olive complexion, skinny build, wearing a purple tracksuit, black jacket with hood, dark baseball hat with light-coloured brim and black shoes.

If he is located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately. Police believe him to be violent and dangerous. He may be armed with a firearm.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.

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Source: Toronto Police Service