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Off-duty Toronto police officer charged with sexual assault in Halton Region

A Toronto Police Service cruiser.
A Toronto Police Service cruiser. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

A Toronto police officer has been charged with sexual assault in Halton Region.

Halton Regional police’s child abuse sexual assault unit says the 53-year-old male officer was arrested and charged Monday.

Investigators say the officer was off duty at the time of the alleged incident.

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They say he also knew the victim.

Police say the name of the accused is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.

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