Police investigating sexual assault in Yorkville area

Man sought after woman reportedly assaulted, broke free of attacker

Toronto police are seeking a man wanted in a sexual assault investigation after an alleged assault in the Yorkville area.

Officers responded to a call for a sexual assault near Cumberland and Bay streets on Sept. 8 at about 1:23 p.m.

A 23-year-old woman was walking in the area when she was approached by a man from behind and sexually assaulted, police say.

The woman was able to break free of her attacker and run for help

The man is described as being in his mid-20s and 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-9″, with a skinny build and thin beard. He was reportedly wearing a black baseball cap with a light-grey hoodie over it and baggy pants.

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Posted: Sep 9 2018 8:45 am
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