Michael Taylor, 68, charged in Sexual Assault investigation,
Dufferin Street and Glencairn Avenue area,
Police concerned there may be other victims,
Man's photograph released
Broadcast time: 10:10
Sunday, January 28, 2018
Case #: 2018-88715
The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in a Sexual Assault investigation.
On Monday, January 15, 2018, officers started an investigation into two sexual assaults in the Dufferin Street and Glencairn Avenue area.
It is alleged that:
- a 19-year-old man went to a home on December 2 and 3, 2016
- he went to the home to practise singing for a choir
- he was sexually assaulted on both occasions
On Friday, January 26, 2018, at 10 a.m., Michael Taylor, 68, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:
1) two counts of Sexual Assault
He was scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10 a.m., room 101.
Michael Taylor is an organist at multiple churches across Toronto and the GTA. He practises with multiple choir groups and has access to other young people.
Police are concerned there may be other victims.
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, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). 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.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Allan Hung, 52 Division