(PERTH EAST, ON) – The Perth County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested and charged a suspect after a sexual assault.
On Friday, April 16 2021, just after 11:00 p.m., the Perth County OPP received a report of a sexual assault that had just occurred on Road 125, south of Line 36. The victim and accused had met on an online dating application, and were in a vehicle at the time the assault occurred.
The 17-year-old victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
As a result, Joshua James KIRKPATRICK, 20, of Tillsonburg, has been charged with:
- Sexual Assault
- Uttering Threats – Cause Death or Bodily Harm
The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.