Police ask for help in voyeurism investigation

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York Security Service and Toronto Police Service (TPS) are requesting assistance from the York community with the investigation of an act of voyeurism.

On Jan. 24 at 9:10pm York Security Service responded to a report of a male suspect in the women’s washroom at the Steacie Building. The suspect fled the scene prior to their arrival. The incident was reported to TPS.

The suspect is described as follows:

Male, brown, age – in his 20s, light chin strap facial hair, approximately 6 feet, 185 lbs.


  • Black jacket with a grey hoodie underneath.
  • Dark blue or black jeans.
  • Dark Green loafers with a white sole.
  • Carrying a dark brown or black backpack.

Should you have any information about this incident you are asked to contact Toronto Police Service directly at 416-808-2222. York Security responds to all community calls at 416-736-5333.

York Community members are reminded to always exercise personal safety by:

  • Being aware of your surroundings and the people around you
  • Report any suspicious persons or behaviour to York Security Services 

York University provides the following campus security services:

  • 24/7/365 campus security patrols
  • goSAFE foot patrols
  • Transportation – Campus Shuttle
  • 24/7/365 Monitored CCTV coverage
  • Network of Emergency “Blue Light” Telephones  

See the York Security Services website for updates.