Broadcast time: 08:34
Friday, August 29, 2014
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a Sexual Assault investigation.
On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at approximately 10 a.m., a girl, 12, was in her home in the Morningside Avenue and Ellesmere Road area.
It is alleged that:
- she answered a knock at the door
- a man entered the home and sexually assaulted her
Sivakumar Sivagnanam, 63, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:
1) two counts of Being Unlawfully in a Dwelling
2) two counts of Sexual Assault
3) two counts of Sexual Interference
4) Forcible Confinement
He appeared in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Thursday, August 28, 2014, 10 a.m., courtroom 412.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, 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.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Hunter Smith, Sex Crimes