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Sketch released of Markham sex assault suspect

York Regional Police released a sketch of a sex assault suspect on Jan. 31, 2013. CITYNEWS.

York regional police have released a sketch of a man who sexually assaulted a woman in Markham earlier this month.

The attack happened near Brimley Road and Steeles Avenue on Jan. 4.

Police say the man was committing “an indecent act” as he approached the woman. He then physically and sexually assaulted her before taking off on foot.

The 28-year-old woman was not physically injured.

Police are still looking for the man.

The suspect is white, five feet 10 to six-feet tall, with an athletic build. He has short dark hair and an unshaven face. He was wearing a black coat, dark pants and black shoes.

The investigation is ongoing.