On April 1, 2019, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Kirkland Lake Detachment responded to a complaint of sexual assault on a young female which had occurred in the Town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario.   

As a result of the investigation, 23-year-old male from Kirkland Lake, Ontario, was charged with the following;  

  •  Sexual Assault on Person Under 16 Years of Age Cause Bodily Harm, contrary to section 272(1)(c) of the Criminal Code (CC), and
  • Sexual Interference, contrary to section 151 of the CC.


The accused has been remanded into custody, pending bail.   

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 District website at www.temiskamingvcars.com/ 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 9-1-1.    

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