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Man, 21, arrested in Sexual Assault investigation,
Lawrence Avenue West and Dufferin Street area

Broadcast time: 09:31
Sunday, June 18, 2017

32 Division

Case #: 2017-1073750

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

It is alleged that:

- during the early morning hours of Friday, June 16, 2017, a woman was with a man in his apartment in the Lawrence Avenue West and Dufferin Street area

- another man, his roommate, entered the apartment

- when the man stepped out of the room, the roommate sexually assaulted the woman

- the incident was reported to police

On Friday, June 16, 2017, Luis Pereira, 21, of Toronto, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1) Sexual Assault

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Saturday, July 27, 2017, 1 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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.

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Constable Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sukhvinderpal Pabla, 32 Division