Suspect in Child Sex Assault

Sex Crimes

Sex Crimes Child & Youth Advocacy Centre investigators are thanking the public for their assistance in finding a man wanted in a violent sexual assault against a girl.

Michael Parmentier, 37, of Toronto, was arrested June 26, and charged withsexual assault, sexual Interference, sexual exploitation, invitation to sexual touching, forcible confinement, overcome resistance by attempting to choke, assault and uttering threats in relation to a violent attack June 24.

He is to appear at 1000 Finch Ave. W. court on Friday June 27, at 10 a.m.

The Child & Youth Advocacy Centre was opened in October 2013 and is comprised of specialized child abuse investigators from the Toronto Police Service, in collaboration with members of the Catholic Children's Aid Society, the Children's Aid Society ofToronto, the Hospital for Sick Children's Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program (SCAN), Safe-T Program, Halton Trauma Center, and Boost Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention.

A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit ourSex Crimes Unitwebsite.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2922, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-808-TIPS (8477), online, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave a Tip on Facebook, download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes or Blackberry App World

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Michael Parmentier, 37, of Toronto, is a suspect in a sexual assault against a child Photo: Detective Sergeant Gregory Payne

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