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Omar Mbarak, 34, charged in ongoing Criminal Harassment investigation,
Birmingham Street and Islington Avenue area,
Man's photograph released



Broadcast time: 15:48
Thursday, August 3, 2017

22 Division
416-808-2200

Case #: 2017-1374912


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a man charged in an ongoing Criminal Harassment investigation.

It is alleged that:

- on Monday, July 31, 2017, at approximately 12:30 p.m., a boy, 17, was walking in the Birmingham Street and Islington Avenue area.

- the boy was approached by a man driving a small, dark, compact vehicle

- the man made sexual gestures and offered to perform sexual acts on the boy

- the driver continued to follow the boy, attempting to engage him in conversation

- after a short time, he drove off

Omar Mbarak, 34, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1) two counts of Criminal Harassment

He was scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, August 3, 2017, courtroom 206.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2200, 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 Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Suzie Fox-Vignarajah, 22 Division




Omar Mbarak, 34, charged in ongoing Criminal Harassment investigation,
Birmingham Street and Islington Avenue area,
Man's photograph released



Omar Mbarak, 34, charged in Criminal Harassment investigation
Above: Omar Mbarak, 34, charged in Criminal Harassment investigation