Monday, October 15, 2007
8:25 AM
Sex Crimes Unit
416-808-7474

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a sexual assault.

It has been reported that:

- on Sunday, October 14, 2007 at approximately 2 a.m., a 29-year-old woman was walking in the Danforth Avenue/Langford Avenue area,

- she was making her way home when she was approached from behind by a man,

- he threatened the victim and indicated that he was armed,

- he attempted to direct her to a secluded area,

- the victim struggled with the suspect and was able to break free and run away,

- the victim flagged down a passing motorist and police were contacted.

- the suspect fled in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as white, with a dark complexion, between 20 and 30, 5’10”, with short dark hair. He was wearing a grey, hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Women should continue to be aware of their surroundings.

Anyone with information about this man, or about suspicious incidents in the area, should call the investigator at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online at http://www.222tips.com/.