Sex assault suspect spotted at CNE: police
Published Wednesday, August 22, 2012 10:29AM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, August 22, 2012 1:11PM EDT
Toronto police say a suspect wanted in an investigation into the sexual assault of a 15-year-old boy was spotted at the Canadian National Exhibition on Wednesday.
Const. Wendy Drummond said police were contacted after a man matching the suspect’s description was seen near the washrooms at the Direct Energy Centre on the CNE fairgrounds.
Police launched an investigation after a 15-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted in the bathrooms Tuesday afternoon.
Police said the man struck up a conversation before sexually assaulting the teen.
The suspect is described as Asian, between the ages of 50 and 60, five-foot-five with a thin build and thinning black hair. He was reportedly wearing a white, unbuttoned, collared dress shirt with a white tank top during Tuesday’s incident.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1405 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).
The Canadian National Exhibition is Canada’s largest annual fair and runs from Aug. 17 through Sept. 3.