12/14/2014 16:33 EST | Updated 02/13/2015 05:59 EST

Police seek to identify Yonge/Finch sex assault suspect

Toronto police are trying to identify a man who sexually assaulted a woman in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue East area on Sunday morning.

Shortly after 7 a.m., police say a man approached the 26-year-old victim from behind and sexually assaulted her.

The suspect fled the scene. He is described as a white male of Asian descent, who is approximately 5'7" and 25 years of age. He wore a black tuque, black pants, a grey, hooded sweater and a black, sleeveless, puffy vest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 416-808-7474.

Members of the public can also pass on information anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.