Thursday October 26, 2017 – Peterborough man charged with domestic assault and sexual assault

Calls for Service:
(Oct. 25 at 8 a.m. to Oct. 26 at 8 a.m.) 70

Domestic Assault/Sexual Arrest:
A 52-year-old Peterborough man is facing assault and sexual assault charges following an investigation into two domestic incidents.

The accused and victim are currently in a domestic relationship. On October 22, 2017 police received information regarding two previous domestic incidents involving the accused and victim.

It was reported that in August of 2017 the accused assaulted the victim, a woman in her 50’s, while at their Peterborough residence and then in September of 2017 sexually assaulted the victim also while at their residence.

On October 24, 2017 police attended a Peterborough address where, as a result of the investigation, the accused was arrested and charged with assault and sexual assault.

The accused was held in custody and appeared in court on October 25, 2017.

The name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident.

Domestic Assault Arrest:
The Peterborough Police Service has charged a 45-year-old woman with domestic assault following an investigation.

The accused and the victim were in a previous domestic relationship. On the night of October 25, 2017 the accused and victim became involved in an argument while at a Peterborough address.

During the argument it was reported that the accused struck the victim, a man in 40’s, in the face. Police were called and officers attended the address.

As a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with domestic assault.

The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court later today (Oct. 26).

The name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic incident.