Toronto police make 2nd arrest in condominium elevator sex assault

Toronto police have arrested a second person suspected of sexually assaulting a woman in a condominium elevator in the Bathurst Street and King Street West area last Wednesday.

A 24-year-old Toronto man was taken into custody Tuesday and faces a string of charges, including:

  • Robbery with a firearm.
  • Forcible confinement.
  • Two counts of sexual assault with a weapon.
  • Two counts of aggravated sexual assault.
  • Assault.
  • Gang sexual assault.

The arrest comes just four days after police took another 24-year-old into custody. That accused appeared in court Saturday.

Police say a 19-year-old woman entered the elevator around 12:45 a.m. when two men entered behind her, pulled a gun on her and robbed her of her cellphone.

The woman was then “violently dragged” out of the elevator, according to police, and sexually assaulted in a stairwell nearby, police said.

Both men then went to the underground parking garage and fled in a vehicle.

In a news release Wednesday evening, police

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