August 5, 2014 6:47 am
Updated: August 5, 2014 6:53 am

Man arrested for allegedly sexual assaulting teen girl inside vehicle

Shazad Abdul, 42, was arrested and charged with sexual assault.

Toronto Police Service

TORONTO – Police have arrested a 42-year-old man they say sexually assaulted a teenage girl inside his vehicle on Monday and are concerned there may be more victims.

Investigators say the incident happened around 5:30 a.m. August 4 in the Lawrence Avenue East and Orton Park area in Toronto.

It is alleged the 15-year-old victim approached an unknown man in a vehicle described as a Red GMC Suburban SUV/truck, was confined by force and then sexually assaulted.

The girl managed to escape and notified authorities.

Shazad Abdul has been charged with sexual assault, sexual interference, forcible confinement and invitation to sexual touching.

Police are asking anyone with information about the suspect to call 9-1-1.

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