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Arrest made in Assault Investigation,
Matthew Powell, 24



Broadcast time: 19:35
Date: Friday, October 8, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-5500
Case #: 2021-1763557


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

On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at 5 p.m., police responded to a call for an assault in the Carlaw Avenue and Queen Street East area.

It is alleged:

- a man attended a woman's apartment

- the man assaulted the woman and fled

On Friday October 8, 2021, Matthew Powell, 24, of Mississauga, was arrested. He has been charged with:

1. Threaten bodily Harm
2. Assault – Choke
3. Assault
4. Criminal Harassment

He will be attending court at 444 Yonge Street, Toronto, on Friday November 19, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., room 505.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5500, 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.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Emanuel Gialousis, 55 Division