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Man Arrested in Aggravated Sexual Assault Investigation,
Alexander Driscoll, 40,
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Broadcast time: 14:30
Date: Friday, October 30, 2020
Unit: Sex Crimes
Phone: 416-808-7474
Case #: 2020-2012076


The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to an arrest in a sexual assault investigation.

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at approximately 4 a.m., a 22 year-old woman was walking in the Yonge Street and College Street area.

It is alleged that:

- a man approached the woman and led her to a nearby vehicle

- the man sexually assaulted the woman in the vehicle

- the woman sustained serious injuries

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, Alexander Driscoll, 40, of Toronto was arrested. He is charged with:

1. Aggravated Sexual Assault
2. Administering Noxious Thing
3. Sexual Assault with Choking
4. Forcible Confinement

He is to appear in court at Old City Hall on Saturday, October 31, 2020.

He is described as 5'8" to 5'9", stocky build, shoulder-length brown hair, unshaven, and dark rimmed prescription glasses.

Investigators 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 www.222tips.com, 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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Detective Constable Shona Patterson for Superintendent Pauline Gray, Toronto Police Service –Specialized Criminal Investigations - Sex Crimes




Man Arrested in Aggravated Sexual Assault Investigation,
Alexander Driscoll, 40,
Photograph Released



Alexander Driscoll, 40, arrested in aggravated sexual assault investigation.
Above: Alexander Driscoll, 40, arrested in aggravated sexual assault investigation.