It has been a year since the second incident and the OPP and Toronto Police Service continue to investigate two connected sexual assault cases. Police are seeking the help of the public in providing information regarding the suspect associated with these cases.
The suspect is described as a male with brown skin, 5’7″, mid 20s to 30s with a beard and of medium build.
On January 1, 2017, at approximately 1:20 a.m., a 17-year-old female was walking through a residential area near Birch Street and Second Street in Collingwood. She was forced into a vehicle and assaulted.
On July 28, 2015, just before 1 a.m., a 23-year-old female was walking home from a bus station near Rogers Road and Dufferin Street in Toronto. She was approached by the suspect, forced into an alley and assaulted. Police have confirmed that both sexual assaults were committed by the same individual. The suspect’s car is a four-door sedan (2005-2010), silver/grey or tan in colour with black steel winter rims.
Further information about the suspect can be found in the OPP’s video relating to the case at opp.ca/media/collingwoodtoronto . Follow @OPP_News on Twitter and @OntarioProvincialPolice on Facebook for updates.
Any person with information regarding the person responsible for these assaults should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police Criminal Investigation Branch at 1-844-478-5656, or Crime Stoppers.
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