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Sexual Assault Alert,
Man Arrested,
Michael Hawkins, 69,
Kennedy Subway station

Broadcast time: 19:10
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Sex Crimes

Case #: 2018-1619996

The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest in an ongoing Sexual Assault investigation.

It is reported that:

- a 40-year-old woman was lying unconscious on the ground outside Kennedy subway station

- a man approached the woman and sexually assaulted her in front of various passersby

- shortly thereafter, the man casually walked away.

See previous release.

On Tuesday, September 25, 2018, Michael Hawkins, 69, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Sexual Assault
2. Indecent Act

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 2 p.m., in room 407.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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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Gary Long, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Lisa Boniface, Sex Crimes