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Toronto man arrested following sexual assault on the TTC

Ainsley Smith Feb 15, 2018 11:53 am 938

Toronto police is warning the public of a Sexual Assault investigation after a man was arrested and charged.

According to police, on Tuesday, February 13, at 2 pm, a 42-year-old woman was travelling on a TTC subway train. While sitting in a seat on the train, a man sitting nearby sexually assaulted her.

On Tuesday, February 13, Rocco Vietri, 23, of Toronto, was arrested. He has been charged with sexual assault, and failure to comply with probation.

Police are concerned there may be other victims and to help the public identify Vietri, police have released a photo.

Sexual Assault

Toronto Police Services

Vietri has since appeared in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Wednesday, February 14.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1400, or 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]
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