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Police investigating alleged sex assault in Tillsonburg

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A Mississauga resident has been charged with a variety of offences, including sexual assault, following an investigation by provincial police in Oxford County.

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OPP say they were contacted by a parent after they found a young person in Tillsonburg with an unknown person.

Police say an investigation determined the youth had met the accused online and had agreed to meet in person.

A 23-year-old has been charged with:

  • sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age;
  • sexual interference;
  • invitation to sexual touching on a person under 16 years of age;
  • luring a person under 14 years of age by means of telecommunication;
  • distributing cannabis to an individual under 18 years of age;
  • two counts of possession of over 30g dried cannabis in a public place;
  • failure or refusal to comply with demand;
  • driving while under suspension;
  • driving a vehicle or boat with cannabis readily available;
  • possession of unmarked cigarettes for sale;
  • and operating a motor vehicle without insurance.

The accused is to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Woodstock on a later date.

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