12-year-old girl allegedly sexually assaulted while tutored

Man arrested March 5 with three charges of sexual assault

Sivalingam Vallipuram was arrested March 5 as a part of an ongoing sexual assault investigation, police say. (Toronto Police)

A 12-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted on Feb. 28 at an 80-year-old tutor’s home in Toronto, police say.

A man was arrested on March 5 as a part of an ongoing sexual assault investigation, according to a Toronto police news release.

Sivalingam Vallipuram faces three charges: sexual assault, sexual interference and sexual exploitation.

He appeared in court on March 5 following his arrest.