Toronto Police are now asking for the public’s help in identifying two men suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in the stairwell of a condominium near the intersection of Bathurst Street and King Street West on Wednesday morning. According to police, the Toronto woman sexually assaulted is 19 years old. She entered the elevator around 12:45 AM when two men came in behind her, threatened her with a gun and stole her cellphone.
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Police state that the victim reportedly managed to maintain possession of the cellphone after a struggle. One of the men produced a handgun and stole the phone from her.
The victim was then “violently dragged” out of the elevator and sexually assaulted in a nearby stairwell. Following the assault, both suspects reportedly went to the underground parking garage and fled in a vehicle.
Police are describing both men as 5’8 to 5’10, in their early 20’s with medium builds. The first suspect was last seen wearing a navy-blue baseball cap with a white symbol on the front, black short sleeves shirt with vertical white stripes blue jeans and white Gucci brand sneakers and sunglasses.
Police released the following surveillance camera photo of the suspects:
The second suspect was last seen wearing a brown camouflage hooded sweatshirt with black baggy pants and dark coloured shoes.
Police are describing the suspect's vehicle as a grey or silver coloured four-door Mazda that had notable damage to the rear passenger side bumper that may have been secured with black tape.
Anyone with any more information about the case is being asked to contact police at 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS.