Personal support worker charged after 95-year-old sexually assaulted
A personal support worker has been charged after an elderly man was sexually assaulted in his residence.
Police said the assault happened at home in the area of Broadview and Mortimer Avenues at approximately 9:40 a.m. Thursday.
A man employed as a personal support worker went to a client's residence and then allegedly sexually assaulted a 95-year-old man, officers said in a statement issued Friday.
Toronto resident Danilo Alcala, 61, was arrested as a result of the investigation. Alcala has been charged with sexual assault.
CTV Toronto has confirmed he was a Spectrum Health Care employee.
The company released the following statement to CTV Toronto on Friday: “Spectrum Health care has been made aware that a Spectrum Health Care employee was charged with sexual assault of a 95-year-old man. We are cooperating fully with the Toronto Police and have launched an internal investigation.”
Officers said they believe there may be more victims, and encourage others to come forward.
Anyone with more information is asked to contact officers at 416-808-5400, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477 (TIPS).