Toronto police are looking for the public’s assistance in tracking down a man wanted in connection with the alleged sexual assault of a teenage girl.
Police say that the 17 year old victim was walking in Eglinton Park in the area of Eglinton Avenue West and Avenue Road on the afternoon of April 12th.
She was attacked from behind as she climbed a set of stairs within the park and sexually assaulted.
A witness intervened and chased the suspect who immediately fled the scene.
The suspect is described as white, 6’0” tall, with an average build.
He was wearing dark clothing at the time of the attack.
Police are appealing to any witnesses, including the Good Samaritan who intervened and stopped the sexual assault, to contact them.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).