Man accused in two subway sex assaults, police say
Toronto police released this photo as they investigate two sexual assaults that occurred on the Bloor-Danforth subway line. (Handout)
Published Monday, February 11, 2013 10:31AM EST
Toronto police have released surveillance images of a male as they investigate two sexual assaults that allegedly occurred on the city’s subway system.
The latest incident occurred as a 22-year-old woman was travelling on the Bloor-Danforth subway line on Feb. 4 at 2 p.m.
A man sat close to the woman on the train and sexually assaulted her before leaving the train at Spadina Station, police said in a news release.
A similar incident occurred on the Bloor-Danforth line a week earlier.
Police said a 21-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by a man who was seated close to her on a train Jan. 28 at 10:40 a.m.
The suspect exited the train at Ossington Station and boarded the next train in the opposite direction, police said.
Investigators believe the same man is responsible for both incidents.
Police are looking for a man who is brown, 25 to 40 years old, and five-foot-six to five-foot-eight with a medium to stocky build, and a moustache with additional facial hair.
He was last seen wearing black dress pants and a blue Michigan Wolverines jacket with a hood and white and yellow sleeves with wolverines in yellow on the back.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-1400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).
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