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Sexual Assault Alert,
Police seeking assistance identifying man,
Man Arrested

Broadcast time: 15:45
Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021
Unit: 32 Division
Phone: 416-808-3200
Case #: 2021-302605

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

The incident began on Monday, February, 15, 2021, in the Williams Parkway and James Potter Road area in Brampton.

It is alleged that:

- a man sent an unknown vehicle/driver to pick up an 18-year-old woman from her residence

- she was picked up and sent to an undisclosed location in the City of Toronto

- the woman was sexually assaulted by a man

- the man told the woman he sexually desires 13-year-old girls

On Thursday, November 4, 2021, a man was arrested.

Shane Bashir Suman, 49, of Toronto, was charged with:

1. Sexual Assault

2. Obtain Sexual Services for Consideration

He is scheduled to attend court, remotely, at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, November 4, 2021, in room 306.

Investigators would like to thank the public for their assistance in identifying the suspect involved in this investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, 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 Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Katya Malitskaya, 32 Division