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Man, 42, faces six charges in
Sexual Assault investigation

Broadcast time: 15:47
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

41 Division

Case #: 2018-183251

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a Sexual Assault investigation.

It is alleged that:

- in three separate incidents, starting in late 2017 and ending on Monday, January 29, 2018, a man sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl

- the man was the girl's teacher and the incidents occurred at a school in the Lawrence Avenue East and Kennedy Road area

On Monday, February 5, 2018, Stephen Parkin, 42, of Courtice, Ontario, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) three counts of sexual assault
2) three counts of sexual exploitation

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 10 a.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, 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.

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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Christian Ford, 41 Division Youth and Family Violence