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February 20, 2015
A 65-year-old Toronto man faces a dozen in charges in connection with the alleged sexual assault of an 8 year old girl over a three-year period.
According to police, the victim was enrolled in a home daycare on Glenburn Avenue, in the Victoria Park and St. Clair avenues area.
Police allege the girl was sexually assaulted between 2008 and 2011 by a man in the home who was not the operator of the daycare.
The victim was 8 Years Old when the assaults began, police said.
On Wednesday, a suspect was arrested in connection with the case. Police believe there may be more victims.
Douglas Thorne is charged with four counts of sexual assault, four counts of sexual interference, and four counts of invitation to sexual touching.
He is scheduled to appear in court April 2.
February 20, 2015
The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of an ongoing Sexual Assault investigation.
It is alleged that:
– a girl was enrolled in a home daycare on Glenburn Avenue (Map)https://goo.gl/maps/cBTqc
– a man in the home, who was not the daycare operator, sexually assaulted the girl between 2008 and 2011
– the girl was eight years old when the assaults started
On Wednesday, February 18, 2015, Sex Crimes – Child and Youth Advocacy Centre arrested the man.
Douglas Thorne, 65, of Toronto, is charged with:
1) four counts of Sexual Assault
2) four counts of Sexual Interference
3) four counts of Invitation to Sexual Touching
** He is scheduled to appear in court at Old City Hall on Thursday, April 2, 2015, courtroom J. **
Police believe there may be more victims.
The daycare later moved to Tucker Street (Map) https://goo.gl/maps/1I990but is no longer operating.