Area OPP Police Press Releases

Child Sexually Assaulted – 27 Year Old From Listowel Arrested

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid charges in relation to a sexual assault on a youth that occurred in the Municipality of North Perth. 

On October 12, 2022, just before 9:00 p.m., police responded to a residence in North Perth for a report of a sexual assault.

The victim was located and transported to an out-of-town hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  

Investigation determined that the accused met the victim online after using a fake identify. 

As a result, a 27-year-old of Listowel was arrested and charged with:

– Assault Cause Bodily Harm – Choke, suffocate or strangle

– Sexual Assault on a Person Under 16 years of age

– Sexual Interference

– Forcible Confinement

– Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you or someone you know is in need of support, there are local resources available to help. One organization you can contact is Victim Services of Perth County, they can be reached at (519) 600-4108. 

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

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