Police: Woman sexually assaulted inside public washroom

Toronto police have released surveillance images of a man they say followed a woman into a bathroom and sexually assaulted her.

The alleged incident happened November 22 near Lawrence Ave W and Allen Rd.

Police say the victim was working in a store in the area where the suspect struck up a conversation with her. The woman left the store to use a public washroom. Police say the man followed her in and sexually assaulted her. The woman was able to break free and the man took off.

The suspect is described as being in his early to mid-twenties, about 5'8 with a medium build, short black hair, an unshaven face and dark brown eyes.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-3200 or to contact Crime Stoppers.