A taxi driver from Muskoka has been charged after the alleged sexual assault of a passenger.
OPP say they received a report last month that a sexual assault had occurred in a taxi near a commercial area in Gravenhurst in late July.
According to police, a 57-year old man from Gravenhurst was arrested and charged with sexual assault on August 10.
Anyone who has any information about this, or a similar incident, is asked to call Bracebridge OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
“There is no statute of limitations on sexual offences and a report can be made to police at any time, regardless of how much time has passed. You can report a sexual assault by calling the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or 9-1-1 in an emergency. If you do not want to make a report to police or need time and support to make that decision, there are community partners available to help. Ontario 211 provides information on Ontario’s community, social, health-related and government services. Simply call 2-1-1 or visit 211ontario.ca for more information,” police stated in a news release on Thursday.
You can also find local resources and support by searching your location on the Victim Services Directory at http://services.findhelp.ca/ovss/ or contact the Rape Coalition of Ontario at https://sexualassaultsupport.ca/.