CSA 22-003: Sexual Assault - St. George Campus

Broadcast Time: 07:03 PM

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2022

Type: Community Safety Alert

Occurrence #: UT22011331


The University of Toronto Campus Safety Special Constable Service would like to make the U of T community aware of a sexual assault reported to University Special Constables and Toronto Police.


On Wednesday, March 16, 2022 at 9:30 pm on the St. George Campus, a female student reported being touched inappropriately by an unknown male. The suspect fled the area when the victim walked away.


The student immediately informed the Campus Safety Special Constable Service and Toronto Police were notified.


The suspect is described as a male white, 40's, 5'9", large build, grey beard wearing a black surgical mask. He was last seen wearing a blue jacket with blue pants.


If you are aware of any suspicious activity while on campus, please contact Special Constables immediately at 416-978-2222.


Students, Staff and Faculty are reminded of the various safety programs offered on campus, including those listed below.


Supports Available on Campus

Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre

If you or someone you know has been affected by sexual violence or sexual harassment, the University’s Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre can help you understand, access and navigate supports such as counselling, medical services, academic or workplace accommodations, financial aid and legal aid. This includes helping you understand your reporting options.


Hours: Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM

Telephone: 416-978-2266

Email: svpscentre@utoronto.ca


Community Safety Office

The Community Safety Office offers short-term support and assistance to U of T community members who have experienced personal safety concerns. They can work with you to develop a personal safety plan to address your on-campus safety concerns and explore a variety of other support resources that may be appropriate in the community and on-campus.


Hours: Mon-Fri from 9AM to 5PM

Telephone: 416-978-1485

Email: community.safety@utoronto.ca


U of T Campus Safety would also like to remind the community of the following personal safety resources that are available to them:

  • TravelSafer: This is a 24/7 service available to the U of T community and is available to and from all U of T buildings or abutting TTC stations. This service can be arranged by calling 416-978-SAFE (7233) or by using the U of T Safety App to arrange an escort.

  • Virtual TravelSafer and Mobile Bluelight: These features are available through the U of T Safety App and can be used to trigger a distress beacon, in the event of an emergency, to send your location to a Campus Safety dispatcher and summon help.


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