Najeeb Saad, 42, charged in child sexual abuse investigation,
Photographs of man released
Broadcast time: 10:35
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Case #: 2017-492270
Members of the Toronto Police Service Sex Crimes Child Exploitation Section would like to make the public aware of an arrest in an ongoing child sexual abuse investigation.
It is alleged that:
- a 14-year-old boy met a man on a social media platform
- the boy believed, at the time, the man was actually a boy his age
- the man sent the boy nude images over the social media platform
- the boy met the man in person
- the man sexually assaulted the boy
On Friday, March 24, 2017, police executed a search warrant in the Queen's Quay West and York Street area.
Najeeb Saad, 42, of Toronto, was arrested.
He has been charged with:
1) Two counts of Sexual Interference
2) Two counts of Sexual Assault
3) Luring a Child Under the Age of 16
It is further alleged that;
- Najeeb Saad uses the online profiles of "AJ S", "AjSaad123", "asaad942" on the following social media applications: Grindr, Snapchat and Kik.
He is known to drive a black Range Rover.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.
Reporting can also be made at Canada’s National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation of Children at www.cybertip.ca.
This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.
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Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Julie MacInnis, Sex Crimes Child Exploitation Section