30-year-old Toronto Man Charged with Sexual Assault, Choking

Toronto, Ontario – The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an arrest in a Sexual Assault investigation.

It is alleged that:

– on Monday, May 18, 2020, a man sexually assaulted a 25-year-old woman in the Jane Street and St. Clair Avenue West area.

File Photo - Sexual Assault
File Photo – Sexual Assault

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, Brent Aarssen, 30, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Sexual Assault

2. Sexual Assault with Choking

3. Assault

4. Overcome Resistance to Indictable Offence by Administering Drug

5. Unlawfully in Dwelling

He was scheduled to appear in court via teleconference on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 10 a.m., at Toronto West Court, 2201 Finch Avenue West, Toronto.

Police believe there may be more victims and are asking anyone with information to contact police at 416-808-7474, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Google Play.

A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration.

Case #: 2020-919384

Toronto Police Service



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