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Sexual Assault Alert,
Troy Maru, 21, arrested for two separate Sexual Assaults,
Images of man released



Broadcast time: 12:36
Friday, October 6, 2017

52 Division
416-808-5200

Case #: 2017-1740019


The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to two Sexual Aassault investigations where a man has been charged.

It is alleged that:

- on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at approximately 4 p.m., a 15-year-old girl was exiting York Mills subway station

- while ascending the escalator, a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her

It is further alleged that:

- on Sunday, September 24, 2017, at approximately 12:40 p.m., a 27-year-old woman was exiting St. Andrew subway station

- while climbing a staircase, a man approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her

It is further alleged that:

- on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at approximately noon, TTC Special Constables saw a man at Bloor-Yonge subway station

- they recognized the man and arrested him.

- the man was later identified as Troy Maru, 21, of Toronto.

He was arrested and charged with:

1) two counts of Sexual Assault

He appeared in court at Old City Hall on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca



Constable Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Shelley McLeod, 52 Division




Sexual Assault Alert,
Troy Maru, 21, arrested for two separate Sexual Assaults,
Images of man released



Security camera image of Troy Maru, 21, charged in Sexual Assault investigations
Above: Security camera image of Troy Maru, 21, charged in Sexual Assault investigations




Sexual Assault Alert,
Troy Maru, 21, arrested for two separate Sexual Assaults,
Images of man released



Security camera image of Troy Maru, 21, charged in Sexual Assault investigations
Above: Security camera image of Troy Maru, 21, charged in Sexual Assault investigations




Sexual Assault Alert,
Troy Maru, 21, arrested for two separate Sexual Assaults,
Images of man released



Troy Maru, 21, charged in Sexual Assault investigations
Above: Troy Maru, 21, charged in Sexual Assault investigations