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Priest accused of sexual assault at Toronto church

Ioan Pop, 54, is charged with sexual assault relating to an incident at a Toronto church

Toronto Police Service

Toronto police say a Romanian Orthodox priest is facing a sexual assault charge in connection with an alleged incident at an east-end church.

It's alleged that a woman went to All Saints Romanian Orthodox Church (in the Birchmount Road and Danforth Road area) on Sept. 3, and while there she was sexually assaulted.

Police say a couple entered the church and interrupted the assault.

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Ioan Pop, 54, of Toronto was arrested on Wednesday.

He is scheduled to appear in court on the sexual assault charge on Oct. 15.

Police say they believe there may be more victims and are asking anyone with information to contact investigators.

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