Suspect in Malvern abduction incident now in custody
Published Tuesday, August 11, 2020 6:17AM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, August 11, 2020 8:49AM EDT
A man wanted after a woman was forced into a car in Scarborough's Malvern area in broad daylight on Monday is now in custody, police say.
A man allegedly forced the woman into a vehicle in the area of Empringham Drive and Sewells Road in Scarborough’s Malvern neighbourhood at 5:41 p.m., police said.
Police notified the public of their search for the woman, allegedly taken by a man driving a black Acura sedan, at about 9 p.m.
She was located suffering non-life-threatening injuries at about 10 p.m.
On Tuesday, police at 42 Division told CP24 the suspect, identified as 34-year-old Santhoskumar Selvarajah, was now in custody.
They say the alleged incident was the result of a domestic dispute.
Selvarajah was charged with assault, assault causing bodily harm, harassment, kidnapping and forcible confinement.
He will appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Tuesday morning.