Area OPP Police Press Releases

Sexual Assault In Listowel – One From Palmerston Arrested

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

On March 8, 2022, police were contacted by the adult victim, who reported that they were sexually assaulted at a residence in Listowel by a person who they had met on the internet on March 4, 2022. An arrest warrant was sought, and on March 21, 2022, the accused was arrested in Gravenhurst.

As a result of the investigation, a 32-year-old resident of Palmerston was charged with:

–      Sexual Assault Cause Bodily Harm

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Victims of sexual assault/domestic violence 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 Bruce Grey Perth at 1-866-376-9852.

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

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