Police investigate reported sexual assault in a public space on Sunday afternoon

The Toronto Police Service is investigating a report of sexual assault which occurred on Sunday, March 16, at approximately 2:20pm at the north side of the Harry W. Arthurs Common on the Keele campus.

At that time, a female reported being assaulted by an unknown male assailant in a public space with numerous people in the vicinity.

The Toronto Police Service describes the suspect as follows:

  • male
  • darker complexion
  • approximately 50 years old
  • 5’9"-5’10"
  • thin build
  • was last seen wearing: a black baseball cap and a black "bomber style" jacket.

Should you have any information with respect to this incident you are asked to contact the Toronto Police Service directly at 416-808-2222.

York community members are reminded to exercise personal safety by:

  • Being aware of your surroundings and the people around you
  • Reporting any suspicious persons or behavior to York University Security Services

York Security Services responds to all community calls for service and can be contacted directly at 416-736-5333.

Please refer to the York Security Website for more information or further updates: www.yorku.ca/security.