A man has been charged after an 84-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in her home, Toronto police say.
Police said in a news release that officers were called at 12:53 a.m. on Sunday about a sexual assault in the area of Greenholm Circuit and Lawrence Avenue East, near Markham Road, in Scarborough.
The statement said the victim was sleeping in her home when a man knocked at the door.
He befriended her and made his way inside the home, police said.
He then allegedly sexually assaulted her before fleeing in a vehicle.
Police said 29-year-old Toronto resident Praveen ‘Bobby’ Balhumar has been charged with three counts of sexual assault, forcible confinement, assault and unlawfully being in a dwelling.
Police said they’re concerned there may be other victims and noted that Balhumar is a parcel delivery driver.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.
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