Area OPP Police Press Releases

More Sexual Assaults In North Perth

(NORTH PERTH, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an individual after receiving a report of historical domestic assaults.

On January 11, 2023, members of the Perth County OPP began an investigation and learned of historical domestic incidents occurring in the Municipality of North Perth. It was determined that one person has assaulted on one occasion in October 2022. The victim did not sustain any serious injuries.    

As a result, 31-year-old resident of North Perth has been arrested and charged with:

–      Assault Cause Bodily Harm – Choke, suffocate or strangle

–      Uttering Threats – Cause death or Bodily Harm (2 counts)  

–      Mischief – Domestic

–      Sexual Assault

–      Unauthorized possession of a Firearm (4 counts)

The accused was held for bail.

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.