The lead singer of Hedley will appear in a Toronto courtroom today to face three sex-related charges. 34-year old Jacob Hoggard was arrested in Vancouver on Monday and charged with one count of sexual interference and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm. While acknowledging he has behaved in a way that objectifies women, Hoggard denies ever engaging in non-consensual sex.
Hoggard will appear today at 2pm at Old City Hall, room 111.
From Toronto Police and Peel Police:
It is alleged that:
- on three dates in 2016, a man met with a woman and a girl on separate occasions
- the man committed a Sexual Assault on each of them.
On Monday, July 23, 2018, Jacob Hoggard, 34, of Vancouver, was arrested. He was charged with:
1) Sexual Interference
2) two counts of Sexual Assault Causing Bodily Harm
Police are concerned there may be other victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7474 Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
Photo Credit: Toronto Police – supplied