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Man charged in sexual assault investigation,
Dipesh Patel, 34

Broadcast time: 12:00
Monday, November 4, 2019

51 Division

Case #: 2019-2113406

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

It is reported that:

- On Friday, November 1, 2019, during the early hours of the morning, the victim was at a nightclub in the City of Toronto.

- At some point, the victim regained consciousness inside a vehicle

- A man drove her to an unknown location and sexually assaulted her

Dipesh Patel, 34, of Toronto, has been charged with:

- Sexual Assault
- Extortion
- Forcible Confinement

He will appear on Monday, November 4, 2019, at 2201 Finch Avenue West, in courtroom 204, at 10 a.m.

Investigators are concerned there may be other victims and are asking anyone with any information to contact police.

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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Connie Osborne, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Adrian Chin, for Superintendent Pauline Gray, Specialized Criminal Investigations - Sex Crimes

Man charged in sexual assault investigation,
Dipesh Patel, 34

Dipesh Patel, 34
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