Sexual Assault Alert,
Cody Rodgers, 23
Broadcast time: 13:50
Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Unit: 51 Division
Case #: 2021-1005142
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest made in a sexual assault investigation.
On Sunday, May 30, 2021, at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers responded to a call for a Sexual Assault in the Sherbourne Street and Dundas Street East area.
It is alleged that:
- a 56-year-old woman entered a condo building, then accessed the elevator and proceeded to an apartment unit
- an unknown man was inside the building prior to her arrival
- the man was in the stairwell of the building committing indecent acts and propositioning women in the building for sex
- he entered the lobby and assaulted the woman
- he followed her into the elevator and exited when she did
- he continued to verbally abuse her as she was walking towards the apartment unit
- he followed her into the unit and sexually assaulted her
On Monday, May 31, 2021, Cody Rodgers, 23, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:
1. Indecent Act
2. Assault with a Weapon
3. Break and Enter
4. Aggravated Sexual Assault
5. Assault by Choking
He is scheduled to appear virtually in court at College Park Courts, Tuesday, June 1, 2021, 10 a.m., room 507.
Investigators are concerned there may be more victims and encourage anyone with information to contact police at 416-808-5100, 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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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Corey Crawford, 51 Division