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Suspect sought after midday sexual assault in High Park

A path in High Park, June 17, 2011. CITYNEWS.

Police are looking for a suspect after a woman was attacked in broad daylight in High Park.

The sexual assault happened around 1:45 p.m. Thursday on a path near Grenadier Pond. Police said a man approached the woman from behind and assaulted her. She apparently screamed and managed to break free while her attacker took off.

He’s described as:

-21-25 years old
-Short curly brown hair
-He was wearing white T-shirt, blue shorts, dark blue baseball cap and black sunglasses

If you have any information that could help investigators call police at (416) 808-7400 or Crime Stoppers at (416) 222-TIPS.

And police are investigating another sexual assault in Willowdale.

A woman reported being grabbed and assaulted by a strange man while walking on Yonge Street near Empress Avenue around 1:15 a.m. Friday.

The attacker is described as:

-20 to 25-years-old
-5’6” to 5’8”
-Short, black hair, clean-shaven
-He was wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt, jeans and white running shoes.

Police say the man may have injuries on his face.