Child Exploit Arrest

By Sex Crimes,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 3:56 p.m. December 5, 2016

A man allegedly sexually assaulted two children and made child abuse material.

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Joshua McKnight, 21, has been charged for sexual assault and making child pornography

On Wednesday, November 9, 2016, as part of an investigation into the possession of child sex-abuse images, members of the Toronto Police Service Child Exploitation Section executed a Criminal Code search warrant in the McCowan Road and Eglinton Avenue East area. 

Investigators believe the man had access to other children.

Joshua McKnight, 21, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with: 

1) three counts of Possession Child Pornography 

2) three counts of Access Child Pornography 

3) three counts of Make Child Pornography 

4) two counts of Sexual Assault 

5) two counts of Sexual Interference 

6) Make Available Child Pornography 

Joshua Mcknight was known online as and 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-8500, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World. 

Reporting can also be made at Canada's National Tipline for Reporting the Online Sexual Exploitation of Children at

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