Male suspect arrested for sexually assaulting child

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On May 30, 2023 shortly before midnight, police received a report of an 11-year-old female who had been sexually assaulted by a 20-year-old male at his residence.  The victim and the suspect are known to one another.

On May 31, 2023, shortly after 2:00 am, the suspect was arrested and lodged at Brandon Police Service. Members of BPS Major Crime Unit continued to investigate and obtained a warrant to search the suspect’s home at approximately 11:30 am.

On May 31, 2023, the suspect appeared in court and was remanded in custody on charges of Invitation to Sexual Touching, Sexual Interference, Sexual Assault, and Fail to Comply with Release Order.