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Arrest made in connection with sexual assault with a weapon: Toronto police

The Toronto Police Service has made an arrest following the investigation of a sexual assault with a weapon.

The investigation stems from police responding to a call on June 6, in the Eglinton Avenue East and Midland Avenue area.

Police say a man and woman began to argue inside a residence and when the woman attempted to leave, the man refused to let her. Further, they allege that while in possession of a weapon, he repeatedly assaulted and sexually assaulted the victim.

She was able to escape while the man was asleep.

On June 8, police executed a search warrant and officers recovered items of evidentiary value related to the investigation.

On Oct. 26, Jason Devine, 35, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with: assault/choking, uttering death threats, sexual assault and forcible confinement.

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He was scheduled to appear in court Thursday at the Toronto Regional Bail Centre.

Anyone with information about these events is asked to contact police at 416-808-4100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or submit a tip at

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