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Police ask for help finding man wanted for series of downtown sex assaults

Police ask for help finding man wanted for series of downtown sex assaults
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Toronto police is asking for help identifying a man wanted for a series of sexual assaults last month, all in the Spadina Ave. and College St. area.

Police say the man sexually assaulted three women in separate incidents on Oct. 15. The first happened just after 3:30 p.m., when the suspect walked into a residential building and grabbed a 19-year-old woman before exposing himself to her.

Toronto police are asking for the public s help in identifying a man wanted for a string of sexual assaults that took place on Oct. 15 and Oct. 23.  (Toronto Police Service)

Three minutes later, police say the man entered an 18-year-old woman’s home and exposed himself again. About twenty minutes later, at 4:03 p.m., he walked into the women’s washroom of a building and again exposed himself to a 20-year-old woman.

All of the women fled and contacted police.

A week later, on Oct. 23, police say the same man grabbed at a 39-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her as she was walking near Phoebe and Huron Sts. at around 3:20 p.m.

The suspect is described as white, with a thin build, brown beard, short brown hair and a receding hairline. During the Oct. 23 incident, he was wearing a purple hoodie or jacket with a hood, white shirt underneath, dark pants and dark running shoes.
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