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Sexual Assault Alert,
Sharaf Gutale, 44, arrested in Sexual Assault investigation,
Yonge Street and Bloor Street area,
Police concerned there may be other victims



Broadcast time: 15:17
Sunday, April 2, 2017

53 Division
416-808-5300

Case #: 2017-575373


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a Sexual Assault investigation.

On Saturday, April 1, 2017, police were called to the Yonge Street and Bloor Street area in relation to a sexual assault.

It is alleged that:

- a 32-year-old man was in the men's washroom at the Yonge/Bloor subway station

- he was sexually assaulted by a man

- he confronted the man and left the washroom

- he reported the incident to TTC, who alerted police

- as a result of the police investigation, the man was identified.

Sharaf Gutale, 44, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1) Sexual Assault

He appeared in court at Old City Hall on Sunday, April 2, 2017, 10 a.m., room 101.

Police are concerned there may be other victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. 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.


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For more news, visit TPSnews.ca



Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sajeev Nair, 53 Division




Sexual Assault Alert,
Sharaf Gutale, 44, arrested in Sexual Assault investigation,
Yonge Street and Bloor Street area,
Police concerned there may be other victims



Sharaf Gutale, 44, charged in Sexual Assault investigation. Police concerned there may be other victims
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