Man allegedly sexually assaulted by male he believed to be female

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Brandon Police Service Media Release

On May 9th at approximately 3:15 a.m., a male contacted Police from the hospital and advised that he was sexually assaulted by a female in his apartment. Officers attended the apartment and located the suspect who was found to be in breach of numerous Court ordered conditions. The suspect was arrested for Breach of Court Order and lodged at the Brandon Correctional Center. The victim remained at hospital for medical attention. Continued investigation revealed that the victim and suspect had just recently met and the suspect asked to stay at the apartment for a few days. Both the victim and suspect were consuming alcohol and it is alleged that the male suspect sexually assaulted the male victim inside the apartment. The victim was of belief that the suspect was female. The 25-year-old male suspect was arrested for Sexual Assault and remains in custody. He is scheduled to appear in Court on Friday.