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Delivery driver befriended elderly woman and then raped her, cops say. Authorities worry there may be more victims.

Source: MEGA; Toronto police

Jan. 1 2022, Published 4:34 p.m. ET

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A parcel delivery driver befriended an elderly woman in her home then raped her, police in Canada said.

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This week, Toronto police announced they arrested Praveen “Bobby” Balhumar, 29, in connection to the case.

Around 1 a.m. Dec. 26, police responded to a sexual assault, according to Toronto police. An 84-year-old woman was asleep in her home when a man knocked on her door.

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The man, identified as Balhumar, befriended the victim and made his way into the home, Toronto police said. He then raped the victim and fled the area in a vehicle.

Police say that Balhumar is a parcel delivery driver and there may be other victims. Anyone with information is asked to contact (416) 808-7474.

Balhumar was charged with unlawfully in a dwelling, assault, forcible confinement and three counts of sexual assault.


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