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