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Sexual Assault Alert,
Ruby Eby, 33,
Faces two charges

Broadcast time: 15:25
Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2021
Unit: Sex Crimes
Phone: 416-808-2922
Case #: 2021-968784

The Toronto Police Service is alerting the public to a sexual assault investigation.

It is alleged that:

- on Thursday, May 20, 2021, a 6-year-old boy attended Walter Saunders Park located at 426 Hopewell Avenue

- he was sexually assaulted while in the park

Members of the Child & Youth Advocacy Centre began an investigation.

On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, Ruby Eby, 33, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Sexual Interference with a Person Under the age of 16
2. Sexual Assault

She is next scheduled to appear in court, at 1000 Finch Avenue West, on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 2 p.m., in room 301.

Investigators believe there may be other victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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.

The CYAC was opened in October 2013 and is comprised of specialized child abuse
investigators from the Toronto Police Service, in collaboration with members of the Catholic Children's Aid Society, the Children's Aid Society of Toronto, the Hospital for Sick Children's Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program (SCAN), Radius Child & Youth Services, and Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre.

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 Constable Allan Hung, Sex Crimes – Child and Youth Advocacy Centre

Sexual Assault Alert,
Ruby Eby, 33,
Faces two charges

Ruby Eby, 33, charged in Sexual Assault investigation
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