Toronto: Sexual Predator On The Loose In Toronto Jewish Community

Security cam footage shows man wanted for assault in Toronto.
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Assistance sought identifying man in Sexual Assault investigation,
Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue West area,
Security camera images of man released

Broadcast time: 15:12
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

32 Division

Case #: 17-911535

The Toronto Police Service is seeking assistance identifying a man involved in a Sexual Assault investigation.

It is reported that a man promised woman a blessing and then sexually assaulted the woman.

– on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at approximately 4:45 p.m,. near the intersection of Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue West, a 37-year-old woman was in the elevator

– a man got on the same elevator from the ground floor

– the man and woman engaged in conversation

– the man said she needed a blessing

– the man followed the woman to her apartment

– the man advised she needed to be cleansed of her ex-husband

– he sexually assaulted the woman inside her apartment

Security camera image of man in Sexual Assault investigation
The man is described as 6’0″, long brown beard, long brown side curls, and glasses. The man speaks Hebrew and English. He was wearing black shoes, black pants, long black trench/dress coat, with a white-collared shirt underneath, and a large brimmed hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.


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