June 25, 2019 9:48 pm
Updated: June 26, 2019 9:48 pm

Man arrested after woman allegedly sexually assaulted near Jane and Finch

Toronto police released this image on Tuesday of a suspect wanted in connection with an alleged sexual assault near Jane and Finch.

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Toronto police say they have arrested a man in connection with an alleged sexual assault Monday evening.

Police said just before 7:30 p.m., a 30-year-old woman was exercising on a path in the area of Tobermory Drive and Finch Avenue, near Jane and Finch.

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Investigators said a man began speaking to the woman when he allegedly grabbed her and sexually assaulted her.

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Police said the suspect then fled the area and the woman contacted police.

Officers released an image of a suspect Tuesday evening and announced an arrest in connection with the case less than a day later.

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Police said Joshua Seetal, 24, of Toronto faces a charge of sexual assault and breach of recognizance. He appeared in a Finch Avenue court on Wednesday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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