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Arrest made after man allegedly tried to force his way into Toronto woman’s apartment: police

Police released this photo of a suspect on Thursday. Handout / Toronto Police

Toronto police say an arrest has been made after a man allegedly tried to force his way into a woman’s apartment earlier this week while threatening to sexually assault her.

Police said they were called to the area of Jameson Avenue and Leopold Street, south of Queen Street, just before 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Officers said it was reported a man was loitering outside of an apartment complex, made his way inside and went to an apartment door.

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The man allegedly tried opening the door but it was locked and then began knocking. Police said a woman started to open the door, at which point the man tried to force his way in and allegedly said he was going to sexually assault her.

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The woman was able to close the door, lock it, and called 911, police said, adding that the man then fled.

Police issued a public safety alert Thursday as a result of the incident and released a suspect image and description.

Officers announced on Friday that 30-year-old Nenand Stojanovic was arrested Thursday and charged with break and enter with intent, uttering threats, failing to comply with a release order, and failing to comply with a probation order.

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