A logo at the Toronto Police Services headquarters, in Toronto, on Friday, August 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Police are searching for a suspect after a woman was knocked to the ground and sexually assaulted in Scarborough’s Cliffside neigbourhood early Sunday morning.

The incident happened shortly after 1 a.m. in the area of Kingston Road and Midland Avenue.

Police say a female was walking in the area when she was approached from behind by a man.

The victim, investigators say, was grabbed, pushed to the ground, and sexually assaulted.

The male then fled the scene eastbound on foot.

Investigators say the suspect has been described as a white male who is between the ages of 19 and 30 years old and is five-foot-eleven to six-feet tall with brown eyes.

He was last seen wearing a black winter jacket with the hood up, a dark mask or face-covering, black pants, and white sneakers.

Anyone with information about the attack is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.