Police are requesting the public’s assistance is tracking down a man wanted in connection with a violent sexual assault in the city over the weekend.
It’s reported that a 25 year old woman was walking in the area of Queen Street West and Ryerson Avenue near Bathurst Street on Saturday night, the 30th of January, shortly before midnight.
She was grabbed from behind by the suspect and forced into Linda Griffith Laneway, where she was knocked to the ground and sexually assaulted.
The suspect then fled the scene, headed westbound when the assault was interrupted by a passerby.
He is described as white, between 30 and 40 years old, 5’11” tall, of a chubby build and weighing approximately 250 lbs.
He has short ,wavy black or dark-brown hair, is unshaven, with a large nose, and was wearing a dark, hooded sweater, dark-gray track pants and dark shoes at the time of the attack.
Police have now released a composite sketch of the suspect and are appealing for witnesses who may have been in the area at the time of the assault to contact police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).