Young teenager behind two sexual assaults in 24 hours in Scarborough

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An unidentified teenager is wanted after two women were sexually assaulted within 24 hours in the same area of ​​Scarborough last week.

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Toronto police said the first incident occurred along the Gatineau Hydroelectric Corridor Trail, just west of Birchmount Road. – north of Eglinton Ave. E. – shortly before 6 p.m.

“A woman was running east on the Gatineau Hydroelectric Corridor Trail between boul. Crockford. and Birchmount Road. (when) an unknown teenager blocked his way with his bicycle”, det.-const. Brett Niezen said in a statement released Saturday.

« The teenager then sexually assaulted the woman, » he said.

Less than 24 hours later, around 5 p.m. Friday, officers responded to a second sexual assault along the same trail – this time just east of Birchmount Rd.

“A woman was cycling on the Gatineau Hydroelectric Corridor Trail between Birchmount Road. and Kennedy Rd.,” Niezen said. « A teenager followed and stopped the woman, asking her to show him an ’11-finger Tik Tok trick’. »

« The boy then sexually assaulted the woman, » he added.

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The boy is described as between 13 and 15 years old, around 5ft 5in tall, with a slim build and short brown hair. In both cases, he was wearing a red t-shirt, black shorts, and a distinctive brown camouflage-type backpack, and he was riding a dark-colored mountain bike.

Anyone with information regarding the teen’s identity or whereabouts is asked to call police at 416-808-4100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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