SECURITY BULLETIN: Sexual assault investigation into inappropriate activity

TORONTO − The Toronto Police Service and York Security Services are investigating a report of a sexual assault in Accolade East at 5:30pm on Thursday, March 8, 2012, in which a female York student was touched inappropriately during a brief conversation with a man.

The Toronto Police Service describes the suspect as follows:

  • Male, brown, about 5’5″ tall , thin build, short black hair, wearing a dark winter jacket, dark pants, with a black backpack.

Toronto Police Service has issued a news release with an image of the suspect:

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


Please refer to the York Security Website for more information or further updates: