The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest made in a sexual assault investigation.
It is alleged that:
- on Saturday, May 1, 2021, a woman was on a TTC streetcar on Queen Street East
- a man approached the woman and attempted to speak with her
- the man was not known to the woman
- the woman got off the streetcar in the Queen Street East and Jones Avenue area
- the man followed the woman for a length of time
- the man caught up to the woman and grabbed her arm
- the man sexually assaulted the woman
- the woman was able to get away and ran into a nearby business where police were contacted
On Sunday, May 2, 2021, police located and arrested the man.
Munish Puri, 35, of Toronto, has been charged with:
1. Harassment by repeatedly following another person
2. Sexual Assault
He appeared in court at Old City Hall on Sunday, May 2, 2021 at 10 a.m. in room 111.
Photo courtesy of Toronto Police.