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Thusanth Ariyanayagam, 22, facing three charges
in Assault investigation,
Man's photograph released



Broadcast time: 15:37
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

41 Division
416-808-4105

Case #: 2017-994707


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

It is alleged that:

- on Sunday, June 4, 2017, a 38-year-old woman observed a man loitering in the lobby of a building in the Brimorton Drive and Markham Road area

- he was armed with a handgun at the time he entered the elevator with her and followed her to an upper floor

- when they got off the elevator, he followed her towards an apartment and subsequently came at her in a very menacing manner

- she managed to fight him off and he eventually fled the area

- the investigation revealed that he had been loitering in the area prior to the assault

On Wednesday, June 21, 2017, a search warrant was executed and Thusanth Ariyanayagam, 22, of Toronto, was arrested.

He was charged with:

1) Assault with a Weapon
2) two counts of Fail to Comply with Recognizance

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4105, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Ryan Braganza, 41 Division




Thusanth Ariyanayagam, 22, facing three charges
in Assault investigation,
Man's photograph released



Thusanth Ariyanayagam, 22, facing three charges in ongoing Assault investigation
Above: Thusanth Ariyanayagam, 22, facing three charges in ongoing Assault investigation