Area OPP Police Press Releases

Goderich Resident Facing Sexual Assault With Weapon Charge

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

On January 17, 2023, just after 11:00 p.m., police began an investigation into allegations of an assault and sexual assault.  

Investigation revealed that the victim was assaulted and sexually assaulted. The victim sustained minor injuries.  

As a result of the investigation, a 33-year-old resident of Goderich was charged with:

–      Sexual Assault with a weapon

–      Assault – Spousal

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Stratford at a later date to answer to the charges.

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.