TORONTO, Ont. – Police would like the public to be aware after a sexual assault in the East York area.
The attack happened in the area of Monarch Park Avenue and Strathmore Boulevard, near Danforth and Coxwell Avenues, around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.
It’s alleged a woman who was walking alone in the area was followed by a male suspect. That suspect then grabbed the woman from behind, tackling her to the ground.
The woman was able to kick and scratch her way out of the suspect’s hold. The suspect then fled on foot toward Danforth Avenue
He is described as a male with brown skin, of either African or East Indian decent. He is approximately 22 to 28 years old and stands 5’7″ to 5’9″ with short black hair.
He was last seen wearing a yellow golf shirt and may have suffered scratches on his neck from the victim.
Anyone with information on the attack is being asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.read more