Off-duty Toronto police officer arrested in connection with sexual assault investigation

Jun 2 2020, 6:09 am

A 53-year-old off-duty Toronto police officer has been arrested in connection to a sexual assault investigation.

According to Halton Regional Police Service CASA Unit, on June 1, the male, who resides in Halton, was arrested and charged with one count of Sexual Assault.

The man was identified as an officer with the Toronto Police Service, and Halton police say that the victim was known to him.

“We do not believe there are other victims.  We will not be releasing the name of the accused as it has a high likelihood of identifying the victim,” said Halton Police.

The Toronto Police Service confirmed in an email to Daily Hive that the officer has been suspended.

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