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Two from Kirkland Lake charged with sexual assault

2021-05-20 OPP cruiser

NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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KIRKLAND LAKE - On July 16, 2021, members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into a sexual assault incident that occurred in the Town of Kirkland Lake.

As a result of the investigation, a 23-year-old person, from Kirkland Lake, has been charged with the following:

  • Sexual assault, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Forcible confinement, contrary to section 279(2) of the CC
  • Assault, contrary to section 266 of the CC
  • Theft under $5000, contrary to section 334(b) of the CC

A 20-year-old person, from Kirkland Lake, has been charged with sexual assault, contrary to section 271 of the CC.

The OPP will not release names in order to protect the identity of the victim.

The accused are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice at a later date.

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