Andrew Payne, a University of Toronto professor who is accused of sexual assault, enters Old City Hall Courthouse in Toronto, Ontario, September 3, 2013.
"I was beginning to have second thoughts," said Andrew Payne
, 55, who testified on Wednesday that he
ran into the complainant on Gladstone Avenue, near Dundas Street, and walked her
Banter on a loveseat moved to the bedroom, where he
hair and breasts and at her
request helped her
told the court.
had a girlfriend at the time and he
was feeling guilty over his
When the young woman told him, "I can't do this, I'm too drunk", he
felt relieved and left.
Under oath on Wednesday, Mr. Payne
, who has stepped away from his
teaching duties at the faculty of architecture, said he
came across the complainant, whom he
had met before, on Gladstone, near Collahie Street.
They chatted at her
house before she
went to the washroom and disappeared.
bed, wearing only pantyhose, a long sleeve shirt and boots.
laid down and stroked her
body until she
told him to stop.
later resumed his
advances and said she
was "more receptive".
closed the door at her
"I turned around and she
said help me take my clothes off," said Mr. Payne
He said he was surprised to hear the next day that she was angry, and grew concerned that his girlfriend, who had previously been a student of his, would find out.
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