Man arrested in Child Luring investigation,
Donson Redhead, 25
Broadcast time: 14:22
Friday, March 9, 2018
Case #: 2018-411729
The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest made in a Child Luring investigation.
On Monday, March 5, 2018, officers began an investigation involving allegations of Child Luring on Snapchat.
It is alleged that:
- in June 2017, a man befriended a 13-year-old girl on Snapchat
- they communicated for a few months
- they met in October 2017, where the man took the girl to his home
- he sexually assaulted her
On Wednesday, March 7, 2018, Donson Redhead, 24, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:
1) Luring a Child
2) Sexual Interference
3) Sexual Assault
He appeared in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at 10 a.m., in room 204.
He used the name "Peso" in his communications.
Police believe there may be other victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, 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.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Matthew Pinfold, Sex Crimes