Man Arrested in Child Exploitation Investigation

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On Thursday, July 6, 2017, members of the Toronto Police Sex Crimes – Child Exploitation Section executed a search warrant in the area of Jane Street and Bloor Street West area.

It is alleged that:

  • a man placed an ad online looking to commit sexual acts on a child
  • he chatted online with someone in order to make arrangements to commit sexual acts on a child
  • he went to a predetermined meeting place where he thought he was meeting a child for that purpose
  • he was arrested

Yevhen Stasiv, 27, of Toronto, faces the following charges:

1. Make Arrangement to Commit Sexual Assault
2. Make Arrangement to Commit Sexual Interference

He was scheduled to appear in court on Friday, July 7, 2017, at 10 a.m., at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, courtroom 412.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

Reporting can also be made at Canada’s national tipline for reporting the online sexual exploitation of children at

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