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Man arrested in historic Indecent Assault investigation,
Jon Comerford, 64

Broadcast time: 14:15
Date: Thursday, September 2, 2021
Unit: 53 Division
Phone: 416-808-5300
Case #: 2021-1511005

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest in an Indecent Assault investigation.

On Tuesday, August 10, 2021, officers began investigating a report of an historic indecent assault in the Avenue Road and St Clair Avenue West area.

It is alleged that:

- a man and woman were in a home

- the man threw the woman to the ground

- he held her to the ground and indecently assaulted her

Jon Comerford, 64, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Indecent Assault on a Woman
2) Forcible Confinement

He will appear in court at College Park on Monday, November 1, 2021, at 2 p.m., via video link.

This is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5300, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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.

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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Alex Wallace, 53 Division