Area OPP Police Press Releases

26 Year Old Facing Sexual Assault Charges

(HURON EAST, ON) – A domestic assault investigation conducted by members of the Huron County Ontario Police (OPP) Detachment has resulted in criminal charges against a Huron East resident.

On December 14, 2020 Huron OPP officers received a call from a victim that reported incidents of domestic assault. The subsequent investigation revealed the accused committed an assault causing bodily harm on the victim in 2019. Additionally, two other incidents that took place in 2020 were reported to police. In one incident the accused assaulted the victim with a weapon and in another incident the accused committed a sexual assault against the victim.

The accused, a 26-year-old from Bluwater has been charged with: Assault Cause Bodily Harm, Assault with a Weapon and Sexual Assault. The accused has since been released from custody with a future court date. 

Victims of sexual assault/domestic violence are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to help you. One organization you can contact is Victim Services Huron County at 519-600-4108.

If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.

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