Peterborough Police Service-Media Release-August 9, 2019

Calls for Service:

Thursday August 8, 2019 8 a.m. to Friday August 9, 2019 8 a.m.—101

Forcible Confinement/ Sexual Assault Arrest:

A 20-year-old Brockville man has been charged with Forcible Confinement and Sexual Assault after an incident at a Peterborough residence on August 8, 2019.

The accused and victim are known to each other. In the early morning hours of August 8, 2019 the accused assaulted the victim in a residence. After the victim confronted the accused, regarding the incident the accused prevented the victim from leaving by blocking the doors. This continued for approximately two hours.

The victim eventually escaped to a neighbor’s residence where police were called. As a result of the police investigation the accused was arrested and will appear in court on August 9, 2019.

The name of the accused will not be released to protect the identity of the victim.

Arrest On Warrant Robbery George and Brock Street:

On August 8, 2019 an arrest warrant was issued for the accused Jacob Collins 32, of no fixed address for a robbery that occurred on August 7, 2019 at the corner of Brock and George Street.

On August 8, 2019 police observed Collins at the corner of Water and Brock Street. Collins was arrested on the strength of the warrant and taken into custody.

Collins was taken to court later in the day for a Bail Hearing.

Name: S/Sgt Dan MacLean

Phone:705-876-1122 ext.269