Hedley singer Jacob Hoggard faces three charges, including two of sexual assault causing bodily harm

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      One of Canada's better-known musicians has been arrested in Toronto.

      Jacob Hoggard, the lead singer of Hedley, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm and one count of sexual interference.

      The 34-year-old Vancouver resident will appear in court at Old City Hall in Toronto on Thursday (July 26).

      "Police are concerned there may be other victims," Toronto Police Service said in a news release.

      Charges relate to incidents allegedly occurred on three dates in 2016 with two women.

      Police have encouraged anyone who thinks they might be a victim of Hoggard to contact Toronto police sex-crimes detective-constable James Thompson.

      None of the allegations have been proven in court.

      In March, Hoggard announced that he was stepping away from his career indefinitely after an unnamed woman appeared on CBC News, alleging that she was raped by him in a Toronto hotel room.

      There have also been many allegations posted on social media about the band's behaviour.

      For his part, Hoggard insisted in March that he has "never engaged in non-consensual sexual behaviour in my life".

      "However," Hoggard acknowledged, "over the last 13 years, I have behaved in a way that objectified women. The way I've treated women was reckless and dismissive of their feelings."

      Hedley won the Pop Album of the Year for Storms at the 2012 Juno Awards. It also won a Juno in 2011 for Video of the Year for "Perfect".