Police ID suspect in armed sex assault downtown
Farrukh Noor Mohammad, 18, is seen in this provided photo. (Toronto Police Services)
Published Monday, February 29, 2016 10:42PM EST
Police have identified a suspect wanted in connection with an armed sexual assault that took place in downtown Toronto in December.
Investigators allege that on Dec. 11, an 18-year-old woman was walking in the area of Yonge and Carlton Streets when she was approached by a man armed with a knife.
The man allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed her before fleeing the area.
In a statement issued on Monday, police identified the suspect as 18-year-old Farrukh Noor Mohammad of Toronto.
Mohammad is facing five charges, including sexual assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon and robbery.
None of the charges against him have been proven in court.
Mohammad is described as five-feet-six inches tall with a thin build, black hair and brown eyes. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information about the suspect’s whereabouts is asked to contact police 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers annonymously at 1-800-222-8477.