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Man arrested for allegedly assaulting pregnant woman for wearing hijab

Toronto police have arrested a man for allegedly assaulting a pregnant woman wearing a hijab.

Police say the 43-year-old assaulted or harassed the victim seven times between Feb. 23 and March 23, including hitting her and uttering comments while jogging along Yonge St. near Eglinton Ave. W. on two separate occasions.

Shawn Sable has been charged with two counts of assault and one count of criminal harassment.

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