Toronto police release images of suspect in robbery and assault of a sex worker

Surveillance camera images of a suspect in the assault and robbery of a female sex worker at a downtown hotel have been released by Toronto police.

Police say the male suspect met with the worker at an undisclosed hotel around 11:30 p.m. Thursday, December 29.  That's where he choked her unconscious and bound her hands.  When she awoke the man demanded cash from her.

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The man is described as approximately 25, at least 6'3'', with a thin build.  He has a light complexion with freckles, wavy red hair and a straggly beard.  He was wearing a boot cast on his right foot.

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