York Police have arrested and charged a 27-year-old man following a sex assault on a bus in Markham.
Police say a 14 year old girl was on a bus n the area of Highway 7 and Town Centre Boulevard on January 13 at around 5:45 p.m.
While on the bus a man seated across from the girl attempted to make conversation.
He then moved and sat beside the victim and began commenting on her appearance.
The man then grabbed some of the girl’s personal belongings and as she tried to get them he allegedly touched her in a sexual manner.
The girl exited the bus and reported the incident to police.
On February 3 Derek Tam was arrested in the area of Highway 7 and Kennedy Road without incident.
He is charged with sexual assault, sexual interference and criminal harassment.
He is set to appear in court on February 17.
Police are concerned there may be more victims.