Women sexually assaulted in York University dorms
Toronto police are searching for two men after two women were sexually assaulted in dorms at York University.
According to authorities, two men entered Vanier College residence located on Keele Street near Steeles Avenue West in the early hours of Friday morning.
The men discovered a female on her own and sexually assaulted her.
The men later gained access to another dorm room within the same residence and sexually assaulted a second lone woman.
The attackers then entered another room within the same building and attempted to assault a third woman.
The two men tried to enter two other rooms by were scared off and fled the scene.
Police confirm two women were taken to hospital, treated and released. It has yet to be confirmed whether any of the women were students at the university.
The first suspect is described as:
White, with a dark complexion and short dark hair
In his early 20s, 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-7
Wore blue jeans and running shoes
The second suspect is described as:
White, with a slim build
In his early 20s, 6-foot to 6-foot-1
Short, light-colored hair
Wore blue jeans
Security at York University has been heightened since the attacks and police are reminding women to be vigilant with ensuring their personal safety.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online at www.222tips.com.
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CTV Toronto Source