Toronto police officer arrested, charged with assault

The Toronto Police Services emblem is photographed during a press conference at TPS headquarters, in Toronto on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

Toronto Police Service (TPS) says one of its officers has been arrested and charged with assault and unlawful confinement.

According to a release from TPS, the charges relate to an argument between a man and a woman on Nov. 26, 2023. The argument led to an assault, after which the woman was allegedly forcibly confined.

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On Saturday, TPS arrested a constable and charged him.

The officer, who has 17 years of service, has been suspended with pay while he awaits a court appearance.


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