Friday July 10, 2020 – Brantford, Ontario man charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation following historical incidents in Peterborough

Calls for Service:

(July 9 at 8 a.m. to July 10 at 8 a.m.) 105

Sexual Assault/Sexual Exploitation Arrest:

A 48-year-old Brantford, Ontario man has been arrested on a warrant for charges of sexual assault and sexual exploitation following historical incidents that occurred in Peterborough.

In early June 2020 police received information regarding a historical sexual assault. It was reported that while residing in Peterborough and involved in the Peterborough performing arts community, in 2013 the accused sexually assaulted and sexually exploited the female victim, who was under the age of 18 years at the time of the offences. Leading up to and during the offences the accused was in a position of trust to the victim.

As a result of the investigation, on July 6, 2020 a warrant was issued for the arrest of the accused, Raymond Frederick Henderson, 48, of Grand River Avenue, Brantford, Ontario for the following charges:

  • Sexual exploitation X2
  • Sexual assault

On July 9, 2020 the accused turned himself in at the Peterborough Police station where he was arrested on the warrant.

The accused was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on September 9, 2020.