Around 3:00 p.m. on April 5, 2024, a 31-year-old, man was arrested and charged with Sexual Assault.

The individual will be held in police custody overnight and will attended Weekend and Statutory Holiday (WASH) court on April 6, 2024, to answer to the charge. His name cannot be released at this time as the information has not yet been sworn to through the court process.

Due to the sensitive nature of this matter and to protect the identity of the survivor, no further details will be provided.

We would like to thank the community for the cooperation throughout this investigation and for the ongoing dedication and commitment to community safety and well-being.



Around 10:30 p.m. on April 1, 2024, officers were dispatched to a residence in the area of Baker Street, Montcalm Avenue, Patterson Street and MacKenzie Street in relation to a Sexual Assault. The exact location of the incident is being withheld to protect the identity of the survivor.

Information provided was that around 9:30 p.m. a community member was outside of their residence when they were confronted by an unknown individual. An altercation took place, and the unknown individual forced the community member inside the residence. The unknown individual assaulted, threatened and then sexually assaulted the community member inside the residence before fleeing the area.

To protect the identity of the community member, no further information related to their identity will be provided.

The unknown individual is described as being a man in his late 20’s, over 6’0” tall with tanned skin and a buzz cut. At the time of the incident, the individual was wearing a dark blue hoodie, black pants and black running shoes.

The individuals involved in this incident are not known to each other.

Officers have been and continue to canvas the area for information and video surveillance footage.

Anyone with video surveillance equipment in the area including dash camera footage at the time of the incident and doorbell camera footage is asked to review the footage and contact police if there is anything suspicious.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to contact police at 705-675-9171 or Crime Stoppers at 705-222-8477.

The unknown individual involved in this incident has not been identified or located. Please be on the lookout and be extra cautious while officers continue to investigate this incident.