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Man arrested in Child Sexual Abuse Material investigation,
Faces four charges

Broadcast time: 14:15
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Sex Crimes

Case #: 2017-1840255

On Wednesday, October 11, 2017, members of the Toronto Police Child Exploitation Section executed a search warrant in the University Avenue and Front Street area.

It is alleged that:

- a man accessed, possessed, distributed and made child sexual abuse material

As a result of evidence gathered by police, Clarke Markle, 32, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Possession Child Pornography
2. Access Child Pornography
3. Distribute Child Pornography
3. Make Child Pornography

He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 2 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, 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.

Reporting can also be made at Canada’s National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation of Children at

This project has been made possible by a grant from the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Alexandra Marks, Sex Crimes