On the morning of Thursday 3 March 2016, the Toronto Police Service released the following statement:
The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of a ongoing Sexual Assault investigation.
It is alleged that:
- on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at approximately 1 p.m, an 18-year-old woman attended a man's home in the Queen's Quay and Yonge Street area for a photo shoot
- the woman began posing for the man
- the man then sexually assaulted the woman
On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, Mark Holland, 39, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:
1. Sexual Assault
He is scheduled to appear in court at College Park on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 2 p.m., room 504.
He is described as 39, 5'11", athletic build, with clean-cut light-brown hair and clean-shaven.
Police believe there may be other victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.
To see the full statement, a photograph of the accused, and further updates, visit the TPS website.
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