Toronto police seek to identify suspect after 11-year-old girl assaulted while shopping

Police are seeking to identify a suspect after a child was assaulted while shopping at a store in Toronto.

In a press release, Toronto police said on April 24, an 11-year-old girl was shopping at a store in the Warden Avenue and Eglinton Avenue East area.

Police said a man approached the girl from behind and allegedly assaulted her.

Officers said the man then left the store in an “unknown direction.”

Police are now searching for a tall, slim man between 50 and 60 years of age with short grey hair and a grey beard.

Police are seeking to identify a suspect after an 11-year-old girl was assaulted while shopping at a store in Toronto. Toronto Police / Handout

Officers said he was last seen wearing a puffy green jacket.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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