Police arrest and charge man wanted in armed sex assault
Farrukh Noor Mohammad, 18, is seen in this provided photo. (Toronto Police Services)
Published Tuesday, March 1, 2016 5:20PM EST
Police have arrested and charged a suspect wanted in connection with an armed sexual assault that took place in downtown Toronto in December.
Investigators allege that on Dec. 11, an 18-year-old woman was walking in the area of Yonge and Carlton Streets when she was approached by a man armed with a knife.
The man allegedly sexually assaulted and robbed her before fleeing the area.
Police released a photo of the suspect on Monday.
On Tuesday, officers arrested 18-year-old Farrukh Noor Mohammad of Toronto.
Mohammad is facing six charges, including sexual assault with a weapon, possession of a weapon and robbery.
None of the charges against him have been proven in court.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact police 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.