50 year old Patrick Pearsall has been charged with 17 counts of Sexual Assault, 17 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a person with a disability and Fail to comply with probation.
Police also announced the arrest of another man in a series of sex assaults at High Park.
36 year old Mark James Towell has been arrested and charged with 3 different sex assaults in the park that took place between Sunday, May 3 at 7 p.m and Monday, May 4 at 9 p.m.
Each time, the man approached the woman, then sexually assaulted her.
Towell is charged with 3 counts of Sexual Assault and he was already in custody for 3 other similar offences. It is alleged that on Saturday, October 25, 2014, a woman was walking in the Finch and Yonge area when he approached her from behind and sexually assaulted her. On Saturday, June 6, 2015, a woman was in Beltline Trial Park when he grabbed her and sexually assaulted her then on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, a woman was walking the Kay Gardner Beltline pathway when she was grabbed and sexually assaulted.
He was already in custody when police received further information to connect the three alleged assaults from May 2015 to him.
Police are concerned there may be other victims.
— Toronto Police (@TorontoPolice) August 19, 2015