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Sexual Assault Alert,
Jane Street and St. Clair Avenue West area,
Man Arrested,
Brent Aarssen, 30



Broadcast time: 10:55
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Sex Crimes
416-808-7474

Case #: 2020-919384


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

It is alleged that:

- on Monday, May 18, 2020, a man sexually assaulted a 25-year-old woman in the Jane Street and St. Clair Avenue West area.

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Brent Aarssen, 30, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Sexual Assault
2. Sexual Assault with Choking
3. Assault
4. Overcome Resistance to Indictable Offence by Administering Drug
5. Unlawfully in Dwelling

He was scheduled to appear in court via teleconference on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 10 a.m., at Toronto West Court, 2201 Finch Avenue West, Toronto.

Police believe there may be more victims and are asking anyone with information to contact police at 416-808-7474, 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 or Google Play.

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.



Constable Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Cailey Ross, Sex Crimes




Sexual Assault Alert,
Jane Street and St. Clair Avenue West area,
Man Arrested,
Brent Aarssen, 30



Brent Aarssen, 30
Faces five charges
Above: Brent Aarssen, 30 Faces five charges