Toronto photographer accused of sexually assaulting women over three years

Sep 1 2020, 9:35 am

The Toronto Police arrested a photographer who allegedly sexually assaulted multiple women over three years during his time of employment.

According to the Toronto Police Service, John Lee, a 42-year-old man, was employed as a photographer from March 2013 to April 2016.

During this time, he allegedly sexually assaulted women in relation to his activities as a photographer.

On Monday, August 31, Lee was arrested and charged with: six counts of Sexual Assault; two counts of Sexual Assault Cause Bodily Harm; Administer Drug Overcome Resistance; and Voyeurism.

He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall, on Wednesday, October 14.

Investigators are concerned there may be other victims.

According to the police, a sexual assault is “any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.

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