York Regional Police are thanking the public for their help in tracking down a man wanted in connection with an alleged sexual assault at Langstaff GO station.
According to police, a 24 year old woman was walking on the pedestrian walkway, below the Highway 7 bridge, towards the bus platform at around 2.30 p.m on November 5th.
As she walked, a man ran up behind her and tacked her to the ground, before climbing on top of her and asking her to have sex with him.
The victim managed to fight the suspect off, scratching his face in the process, while sustaining minor injuries herself.
The suspect is described as black, aged between 18 and 25 years, approximately 5′ 5” tall and of a heavy build.
He has black hair with a hi-top fade cut and facial hair, when last seen he was wearing a black shirt and black pants and was carrying a red and beige single strap knapsack.
York Police announced just after 9 p.m. that the 19 year old suspect had been identified and was arrested and charged.
Thanks to the media and the public the suspect in Langstaff sexual assault has been identified and arrested. 19 year-old Vaughan man charged
— York Regional Police (@YRP) November 7, 2015