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Arrest made in an ongoing Sexual Assault investigation,
Dundas Street and Sherbourne Street area,
Amir Pekmez, 32,
Facing four charges



Broadcast time: 14:30
Monday, June 24, 2019

51 Division
416-808-5100

Case #: 2019-1158112


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

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, officers responded to a sexual assault call at a residential building in the Dundas Street and Sherbourne Street area.

It is alleged that:

- a man was in an elevator with a 28-year-old woman and sexually assaulted her

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Amir Pekmez, 32, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1. Sexual Assault
2. Overcome Resistance by attempting to Choke
3. Forcible Confinement
4. Break and Enter with Intent

He is scheduled to appear in court on Monday, June 24, 2019, at College Park Courts at 10 a.m. in room 501.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca



Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Manny Sangha, 51 Division