Toronto Police issue arrest for Peter Nygard, 80, of Winnipeg for sexual assault, forcible confinement charges


The Toronto Police on Friday announced that they have issued an arrest warrant for Peter Nygard, 80, of Winnipeg, for sexual assault and forcible confinement charges.

“On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, members of the Sex Crimes – Human Trafficking Enforcement Team secured an arrest warrant for Peter Nygard, 80, of Winnipeg,” the Toronto Police said in a statement.

Nygard allegedly confined four women forcibly between 1987 and 2005 and sexually assaulted them. He is also wanted for sexually assaulting two other women in 1989 and 2006.

Upon arrest, he will be charged with six counts of Sexual Assault and three counts of Forcible Confinement, the Toronto Police said.

The Toronto Police also added that anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4838, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).



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