Sexual Assault Alert,
Desire Waffo Tamwo, 37
Broadcast time: 10:30
Thursday, November 22, 2018
Case #: 2018-2036803
The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest made in an ongoing Sexual Assault investigation.
It is alleged that:
- on Sunday, November 4, 2018, the man was tutoring a 12-year-old girl in her residence
- the man sexually assaulted the girl
Members of the Child & Youth Advocacy Centre conducted an investigation.
On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, Desire Waffo Tamwo, 37, of Toronto was arrested and charged with:
1. Sexual Assault
2. Sexual Interference with a Person under the Age of 16 Years
3. Invitation to Sexual Touching
He is scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Thursday, December 13, 2018, 2 p.m.
Desire Waffo Tamwo has been employed by Tutor Doctor, a company that provides in-home tutoring services, since November 2016.
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, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. 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, SAFE-T Program (Halton Trauma Centre), 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 Greg Payne, Child & Youth Advocacy Centre