York Regional Police Special Victims Unit – Human Trafficking Team have identified the suspect in a sexual assault that took place in Vaughan and are seeking public assistance to locate him.
On Thursday, June 8, at about 8 p.m., the suspect met with an 18-year-old female escort after arranging a date at a hotel, in the area of Interchange Way and Highway 7. The suspect told the female that he was a police officer and showed a document claiming that he was executing a warrant. He then sexually assaulted the victim and left with a quantity of currency. The suspect is believed to have committed similar offences in other provinces.
A Canada-wide warrant is currently being sought for the arrest of Asif Choudhry, 33, of Sechelt, British Columbia aka Brandon.
• Sex assault with a firearm
• Forcible confinement
• Robbery with a firearm
• Impersonation of a police officer
Choudhry is considered armed and dangerous. If located do not approach, call 9-1-1 immediately.
Anyone with information is asked to call the York Regional Police Special Victims Unit – Human Trafficking Team at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 6800. – CINEWS