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Boy, 16, arrested for posting intimate images online

Broadcast time: 10:58
Friday, May 26, 2017

32 Division

Case #: 2017-889098

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in an investigation into the posting of intimate images online.

It is alleged that:

- a boy and a girl were in a relationship

- after the relationship had ended, unbeknownst to the girl, the boy posted intimate images of her online

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, the boy, 16, of Toronto, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Two counts of Publish Intimate Image
2) Uttering Threats

He was scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

The boy cannot be identified under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Police would like to take this opportunity to remind parents to be aware of what their children are doing online, and to monitor their social-media profiles to prevent similar occurrences.

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Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Andrew Taylor, 32 Division