Kevin Marsh, 40, faces 21 charges in Sexual Assault investigation,
Police concerned there may be other victims,
Man's photograph released
Broadcast time: 09:01
Friday, November 3, 2017
Case #: 2017-1940953
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a Sexual Assault investigation.
It is alleged that:
- between September 2015 and September 2017, a man befriended a family, gained their trust, and began acting in a caregiver capacity to the children
- he used his position of trust to sexually assault the children over a period of time
On Thursday, October 5, 2017, Kevin Marsh, 40, of Toronto and surrounding area, was arrested by officers from the Child and Youth Advocacy Centre.
He was charged with:
1) four courts of Assault
2) Invitation to Sexual Touching
3) four counts of Sexual Assault
4) four counts of Sexual Interference
5) Threatening Bodily Harm
He appeared in court at College Park on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
It is further alleged that:
- between May 2012 and September 2014, the same man befriended a different family, gained their trust and subsequently used his position of trust to sexually assault a child over a period of time
On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Kevin Marsh, 40, of Toronto and surrounding area, was arrested by officers from the Child and Youth Advocacy Centre.
He was charged with:
1) Invitation to Sexual Touching
2) Making Sexually Explicit Material Available to a Child
3) two counts of Sexual Assault
4) two counts of Sexual Interference
5) Fail to Comply with Recognizance
He appeared in court at College Park on Thursday, November 2, 2017.
His next court appearance is scheduled at Old City Hall on Thursday, November 16, 2017, 10 a.m., room J.
Police are concerned there may be other victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2922, 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.
The CYAC is a partnership among local community and government agencies. It is comprised of specialized child abuse investigators from the Toronto Police Service in partnership with Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre, Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto, Native Child & Family Services, Jewish Family & Child, Radius Child & Youth Services, Child Development Institute, the Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program (The Hospital for Sick Children) and the Victim Witness Assistance Program.
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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Gregory Payne, Sex Crimes