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Arrest made in TTC Sexual Assault Investigation,
Nicolae Stefan Pop, 51, facing charges

Broadcast time: 07:05
Friday, February 7, 2020

52 Division

Case #: 2020-117575

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest made in relation to two Sexual Assault investigations.

It is alleged:

- between Friday, January 3, 2020, and Thursday, January 16, 2020, two women were sexually assaulted while seated on the TTC subway train

- two women and a witness contacted police after seeing a social media post

On Wednesday, February 5, 2020, Nicolae Stefan Pop, 51, of Toronto, was arrested.

He is charged with:

1. two counts of Sexual Assaults

He is scheduled to appear at Old City Hall Court on Thursday, March 19, 2020, at 11 a.m.

Anyone with any information about these incidents, or believes they are a victim of a sexual assault, is asked to come forward to police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, 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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Michelle Kim, 52 Division