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Sexual Assault In Howick – MAIR Facing Numerous Charges

(HOWICK TOWNSHIP, ON) – At 7:23 p.m. on Sunday October 1st, 2023, Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) received information from several complainants that an adult male had committed a number of assaults at a residential address in Howick Township. Huron OPP officers responded immediately and met with the victims in the incident.

The police investigation revealed that between approximately 6:50 p.m. and 7:23 p.m. on October 1st, 2023, the suspect had assaulted three victims. The suspect also committed mischief by damaging property.

On October 2nd, 2023, the accused was arrested and charged as follows:

Andrew MAIR, 45 years of age from Howick Township has been charged with:

  • Sexual Assault,
  • Assault with a Weapon (three counts),
  • Mischief (three counts).

The accused was later released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for December 4th, 2023, at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich. 

Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you or someone you know needs support, there are local resources available to help. One such resource is Victim Services of Huron County they can be reached at (519) 600-4108. 

If you are in an immediate need of police, dial 9-1-1. 

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