Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard arrested and charged with sexual assault

Jul 23 2018, 9:07 pm

Hedley’s frontman Jacob Hoggard has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, Toronto Police announced on Monday.

According to a release from the  Toronto Police, Hoggard’s arrest stems from incidents dating back to 2016, in which Hoggard met three separate women on three separate dates and “committed a sexual assault on each of them.”

On Monday, police announced that as a result of a joint investigation with Peel Regional Police, the 34-year-old Vancouver resident is now facing one count of sexual interference, and two counts of assault causing bodily harm.

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Jacob Hoggard (Toronto Police)

He is scheduled to appear in court, this Thursday at 2 pm.

In a statement, police said they are “”concerned there may be other victims.”

As such, they are asking anyone with information is asked to contact them at 416-808-7474. Those who wish to leave a tip anonymously, can do so online, or by calling 416-222-TIPS (8477).

Earlier this year, several sexual assault allegations that were made online against the band. The band announced an indefinite hiatus as a result, and police confirmed to Daily Hive that an investigation was underway.

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