Toronto police are searching for a suspect after a woman was sexually assaulted in the Keele Street and Wilson Avenue area on Tuesday.

According to investigators, a 21-year-old woman was walking in a residential area when a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her.

The man, police say, has been described as white, in his late 20s, and is approximately five-foot-nine with an average build and a dark beard.

He was reportedly wearing a black waist-length parka with white fur trim on the hood and a blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).