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Chadwick Harper, 29, accused of holding a knife on four women and forcing one to perform oral sex on him during Satanic satanic ritual
Toronto man arrested in alleged sexual assaults at North York church dating back to 2013
A 29-year-old man has been arrested in Toronto’s North York in relation to the alleged sexual assaults of four women inside a church on three separate occasions, Toronto police have said.
Chadwick Harper, 29, is accused of having broken into North Toronto United Church in the neighbourhood of Pape, about 12 miles east of Toronto, between 2013 and 2016.
Harper is accused of holding a knife on four women and forcing one to perform oral sex on him during a Satanic satanic ritual, according to the Toronto police.
Also, Harper is accused of kidnapping a 20-year-old woman in 2016, holding her against her will in a church basement for about two hours, before fleeing the scene and stealing her car, a police spokesman, Don Coleman, said.
Coleman said detectives arrested Harper at a local golf course on Sunday evening.
All four victims, all female, told police they were confronted by Harper at the church during the Satanic ritual, the Toronto police said in a statement on Sunday. One victim said the alleged sexual assaults took place after dark.
On one occasion, a 30-year-old woman said Harper tried to sodomise her, while on another, he grabbed her while she was lying down and groped her breasts. The fourth victim said Harper raped her while holding a knife, Coleman said.
The congregation of the church are somewhat different from the anthemic One Direction-style sung earlier in the evening. The church was also the site of Canada’s first circumcision ceremony in 1814, according to the Toronto Star.