August 29, 2014 9:13 am

Toronto man charged in alleged sex assault of 12-year-old girl

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TORONTO – A Toronto man is facing several charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl.

Police say the girl was in her home in the city’s east end (in the Morningside Avenue and Ellesmere Road area) on Wednesday when she answered a knock on the door.

It’s alleged that when the girl answered the door, a man entered the home and sexually assaulted her.

Sivakumar Sivagnanam, 63, is charged with two counts each of sexual assault, being unlawfully in a dwelling and sexual interference.

He’s also charged with one count of forcible confinement.

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