Man arrested after allegedly forcing a woman into car and kidnapping her

Aug 11 2020, 6:41 am

A 34-year-old Toronto man has been arrested as part of a kidnapping investigation in Scarborough.

According to Toronto police, officers received a call for a kidnapping on August 10, just after 5:30 pm, in the Neilson Road and Mclevin Avenue area.

It is alleged that a man forced a woman into a car and fled. After police searched for the woman, she was found and taken to hospital for treatment of her injuries.

The man was arrested on August 11, just after 1:30 am, in the Scarborough area. He has been identified as Santhoskumar Selvarajah.

Selvarajah faces seven charges including, harassment, kidnapping, forcible confinement, assault, assault causing bodily harm, and two counts of breach of probation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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