Arrest Made in Off-Campus TTC Sexual Assault Investigation

Alert sent: Friday, February 7, 2020 8:53:39 AM

Arrest Made in Off-Campus TTC Sexual Assault Investigation

Toronto Police Service has made an arrest in relation to an off-campus TTC sexual assault investigation involving a York University part-time instructor. The instructor has not taught on campus since January 20, 2020.

See TPS release:

We encourage anyone with information about this case to contact Toronto Police Service or York Security Services.

We also encourage anyone who needs support to utilize the wide range of services available at York University including:

The Centre for Sexual Violence Response, Support & Education provides support to all members of the York community. They can be reached by calling 416-736-5211, or visit

For faculty and staff in need of support, please call the Employee and Family Assistance Program toll-free 24 hours a day, seven days a week for immediate, confidential help at 1-800-268-5211; TTY Service is available at 1-800-363-6270.

The Student Counseling & Development office offers personal counseling services to all York students. They can be reached by calling 416-736-5297, or visit for more information.

York Security Services operates 24/7 and responds to all community calls at 416-650-8000 or at 416-736-5333 for urgent matters.

Emergency Blue Lights and Safety Phones are located throughout York's campuses, and provide a direct line to Security Services.

The Why Work Alone program operated by Security Services provides check-ins with community members who are working alone on campus in evenings, weekends or holidays.

The goSAFE service escorts York community members to and from any on-campus location.

The YorkU Safety App provides a direct link to Security Services and goSAFE. It also provides campus safety alerts and information on safety resources.

For more information about these services and other services available at York go to the Community Safety website at

Response Type:  None

Urgency: Immediate