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Man arrested in connection with sexual assault in Toronto: police

A Toronto Police Service cruiser is seen in downtown Toronto in this file photo. Ryan Rocca / Global News File

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a sexual assault investigation in Toronto, police say.

Toronto police said on June 4, officers received a report of a sexual assault in the Yonge Street and Davisville Avenue area.

Police allege a man followed a 35-year-old woman from a store to a nearby side street where he sexually assaulted her.

Officers said the man then fled the scene in an unknown direction.

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According to police, on Monday, 35-year-old Jayson Brown from Toronto was arrested.

He has been charged with sexual assault.

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Police said he is scheduled to appear in court on August 8.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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