The University of Toronto Mississauga Campus Police has arrested the suspect involved in the sexual assault that occurred on campus last Wednesday in a stairwell at the William G. Davis Building.

A female UTM student was followed into the stairwell early morning when the suspect assaulted her before fleeing the scene.

Campus Police released an image and description of the suspect on the day of the assault and was able to identify the suspect with help from the public.

According to a bulletin released by the Campus Police, a similar assault that occurred on November 15th is associated the UTM incident suspect

A male had approached a woman in the area of Burnhamthorpe Road West and Hurontario Street and assaulted her before fleeing the scene.

Investigators from the Special Victims Unit made the arrest tied to both of those assaults on November 30th.

“On Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, at approximately 1:20 p.m. Fardin SAJID, an 18-year-old male from the City of Mississauga was arrested for two counts of Sexual Assault. SAJID was held for a bail hearing on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton,” the post on UTM’s Campus Safety Alerts website reads.

Suspecting that there might have been more incidents, the Special Victim’s Unit encouraged anyone who has had contact with the male to contact the police.


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