80-year-old allegedly sexually assaults woman who walked away from him due to pandemic

Apr 30 2020, 10:03 am

An 80-year-old man has been arrested following an alleged sexual assault investigation.

According to Toronto police, on Tuesday, April 28, at approximately 7:30 pm, officers began investigating a sexual assault in the Lower Spadina Avenue and Queens Quay West area.

Police say a man approached a woman and allegedly attempted to greet her.

“Due to the current pandemic, the woman explained this was not allowed,” said police.

“As the woman moved away, the man approached the woman again and sexually assaulted her.”

On April 30, police arrested Sadetin Kopliku of Toronto, who has been charged with sexual assault.

Police are concerned there may be other victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on their Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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