(MUNICIPALITY OF MEAFORD, ON) - On January 23, 2019 Grey County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigated a sexual assault that had occurred in the Municipality of Meaford earlier that day. The victim was a 26-year old female.
As a result of the investigation, on January 24, 2019 at approximately 10:30 p.m. the suspect turned himself into the Meaford OPP detachment at which time he was arrested. He was held for a bail hearing scheduled for January 25, 2019.
The 26-year old accused, who resides in Meaford, is known to the victim. He is facing criminal charges of sexual assault and overcome resistance by attempting to choke, suffocate or strangle another person.