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Security video released of suspect wanted in Annex sex assault

Security image released of suspect wanted in Annex sex assault investigation, July 25, 2017. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Toronto police have released security footage of a suspect after a woman was allegedly sexually assaulted while walking in the Annex on Monday.

Just before 6 a.m. police were called to the area of Bloor and Robert streets, just west of Spadina Avenue.

The 25-year-old woman told police she was walking on the north side of Bloor approaching Robert when she was approached from behind by a man and sexually assaulted.

The suspect fled on foot heading east on Bloor.

The man is described as between 25 and 35 years of age, five-foot-five with a thin build, black hair, and a beard. He was last seen wearing a white zip-up sweater with black striping, tan pants and black shoes.

Security footage of the suspect can be seen below or click here to view on mobile.

Security image released of suspect wanted in Annex sex assault investigation, July 25, 2017. TORONTO POLICE SERVICE/handout

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400.