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Sexual Assault Arrest,
Bayview Avenue and Cummer Avenue area,
Edison Diamante, 44, facing three charges

Broadcast time: 11:30
Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Sex Crimes

Case #: 2019-729479

The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a sexual assault investigation.

On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at approximately 11:03 a.m., officers responded to an Unknown Trouble call at a school in the Bayview Avenue and Cummer Avenue area.

It is alleged that:

- a man entered the school and proceeded to the girl’s washroom

- a 16-year-old girl entered the washroom

- as she attempted to leave the washroom, the man blocked her path and sexually assaulted her

- the girl screamed, immediately alerting staff

- school staff members came to her assistance and contacted police

Edison Diamante, 44, was been arrested at the school. He is charged with:

1. Forcible Confinement
2. Assault
3. Sexual Assault

He is scheduled to appear in court a 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 10 a.m., room 306.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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.

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 Constable Autumn Withrow, Sex Crimes