(PERTH COUNTY, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have laid a charge in relation to a sexual assault that occurred in the Township of Perth East.
On August 14, 2023, police began an investigation into allegations of a sexual assault.
Investigation revealed that the victim was sexually assaulted. The victim sustained minor injuries.
As a result of the investigation, a 16-year-old resident of Perth County was charged with:
– Sexual Assault on a Person Under 16 years of age.
The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charge.
The identify of the accused is protected under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).
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.