Sydney Sopher, 68, charged in Sexual Assault investigation, Police believe there may be other victims
Case #: 2016-253004
On Thursday, February 11, 2016, at 8 p.m., officers responded to a call for a Sexual Assault in the Bathurst Street and Wilson Avenue area.
It is alleged that:
- a man posted an ad on Kijiji, looking for the services of a part-time cleaning lady
- a 23-year-old woman attended his office for an interview
- during the interview, he made inappropriate comments to her
- he then sexually assaulted her
- she immediately contacted police
On Sunday, February 14, 2016, Sydney Sopher, 68, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:
1) Sexual Assault
He is scheduled to appear in court at 1000 Finch Avenue West on Thursday, March 17, 2016, 1 p.m., room 306.
Police believe there may be other victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3200, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). 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.
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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Radek Figlarz, 32 Division
Sydney Sopher, 68, charged in Sexual Assault investigation,
Police believe there may be other victims
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