14-year-old Toronto boy charged with sexual assault at knifepoint

Police have charged a 14-year-old boy from Toronto with sexual assault. He cannot be named under the terms of the Youth Criminal Justice Act and is due to appear in court on June 29.

Police said officers responded to a call for a sexual assault in the Weston Road and Bellevue Crescent area last Saturday. According to police reports, a male followed the first female victim off the elevator in a building, brandished a knife towards her and attempted to force her into the stairwell. The victim was able to escape by quickly entering her apartment and locking her door.

The male then entered a laundry room in the same building where he approached a second victim who was inside. The woman was sexually assaulted at knifepoint, after which
the suspect fled the building

On Tuesday a 14-year-old boy, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with sexual assault with a weapon as well as assault with a weapon.

He is scheduled to appear in court at 21 Panaroma Court, at the North West Justice Centre, on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at 1 p.m., room JC.

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

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