Sexual Assault Charges Laid Against Man Hired To Work At Bradford Home

Charges of Uttering Threats Also laid

A man hired to work at a Bradford home is facing a charge of Sexual Assault.

South Simcoe Police were contacted Wednesday by a woman who had hired a man to do work at her home, saying he had sexually assaulted and threatened her. A 49-year-old man has since been arrested and charged with Assault, Sexual Assault, and Uttering Threats.

“A sexual assault includes any non-consensual contact of a sexual nature.” reads a statement from police, “South Simcoe Police Service would like to encourage anyone who feels they may have been a victim of a sexual assault to come forward and report the incident to police.”

The victim did not require medical attention.