NEWS
09/18/2016 13:22 EDT | Updated 09/19/2017 01:12 EDT

Police seeking public's help finding man wanted in connection with Yonge-Eglinton sexual assaults

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man wanted in connection with a series of sexual assaults at Yonge and Eglinton.

According to a statement released Sunday they are investigating a number of reports of a man who "frequents the area and watches for girls between 13 and 16," waiting until the intersection is crowded with pedestrians and then committing assaults.

Police describe the man as 5'7", clean-shaven, with a medium build and short brown hair. They also released an image taken from security footage showing the suspect.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 53 Division at 416-808-5300, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).