Friday, July 10, 2020

Police arrest suspect in brutal NYC sex assault

Police have nabbed a suspect they say brutally attacked a 64-year-old woman in East Harlem on Monday. Frankie Harris, 38, of Bushwick, has been charged with attempted murder, rape and sexual abuse in connection to the assault that left the victim in a vegetative state. (New York Post)

VPD arrest high-risk sex offender who cut off ankle monitoring bracelet

The Vancouver Police Department (VPD) have arrested a high-risk sex offender that went missing on Saturday morning. According to a police report, Kirstjon Olson, a provincial sex offender, cut off his electronic monitoring bracelet and left his residence “contrary to his release conditions.” (Daily Hive)

Canadian fashion mogul accused of rape, sex trafficking in class action lawsuit

In a press release on the lawsuit released Thursday, the women state that “Nygard lured and enticed young, impressionable, and often impoverished children and women with cash payments and false promises of lucrative modelling opportunities in order to assault, rape, and sodomize them. When the victims were not swayed by promises, many were drugged to force compliance with Nygard’s sexual desires.” (National Post)

Police identify 16 new potential victims after arrest of ex-Montreal police officer, hockey coach

Longueuil police have identified 16 potential new victims in connection with François Lamarre, a former hockey coach and retired Montreal police officer who is facing charges related to the alleged sexual assault of four minors. (Global News)

Man gets 33 life sentences for rapes while wrongly free

LONDON - A convicted burglar who assaulted and raped women and children during a two-week rampage across Britain while wrongly free from jail was given 33 life sentences on Monday, with the judge saying he would never cease to be a danger to society. (Toronto Sun)

Julian Assange rape investigation dropped by Sweden

Sweden dropped a preliminary investigation Tuesday into an alleged rape by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Deputy Chief Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson made the announcement as she gave an update on the Swedish case, saying the rape investigation has been discontinued. (Fox News)

Three men charged after 15-yr-old girl sexually assaulted and confined in Ottawa apartment

Three men have been charged after a 15-year-old Ottawa girlwas allegedly lured from a mall and sexually assaulted. Police have charged Bile Mohamed, 27, Yusuf Yusuf, 30, and Ismail Moallim, 21, with sexual assault with a weapon, sexual assault causing bodily harm, sexual interference and forcible confinement. (True North)

31 arrested, 300 charges laid in multi-provincial sex trafficking operation

TORONTO - Thirty-one people, including a central "kingpin," have been arrested and more than 300 charges laid in a major investigation into a human trafficking and organized crime ring that operated around Canada.   (CBC)
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    Toronto Police are searching for two suspects after a woman was sexually assaulted at a downtown condo early Wednesday. (Toronto Sun)

    ‘Torture for five days’: Woman testifies she was raped, beaten kept for five days in walk-in closet

    A Calgary woman told court Wednesday she was beaten and forced to perform sex acts for five days in a “walk-in closet” while pregnant. (Calgary Herald)

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