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Two Temiskaming Shores residents face sexual assault charges in separate incidents

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NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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TEMISKAMING SHORES –  On Jan. 5, 2021, members of the Temiskaming Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) commenced an investigation into a number of sexual assaults. The alleged incidents occurred between September 2020 and January 2021, involving two separate incidents in the City of Temiskaming Shores. 

As a result of the investigation, a 19-year-old resident of Temiskaming Shores, has been arrested and charged with:  

  • Sexual assault, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code (CC) (two counts).

In the second instance, an 18-year-old resident of Temiskaming Shores, has been arrested and charged with:   

  • Sexual assault, contrary to section 271 of the CC. 

Both accused were held for a Bail Hearing and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on Jan. 26, 2021, in the City of Temiskaming Shores.

The OPP will not be releasing the name of the accused in order to protect the identity of the victim.  

Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources here to help. You can visit the Victim Services of Temiskaming and District website at http://www.tdvictimservices.ca/ for assistance. A toll free call can also be placed to the Assaulted Women's Helpline at 1-866-863-0511 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential. If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 911.  

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