On April 22, 2022, the Barrie Police Service Crimes Against Persons unit arrested and charged a 42-year-old Barrie man with Sexual Assault.

The charge relates to an incident that took place in a Barrie hair salon where the male was employed. Investigators have reason to believe there could be additional victims.

Anyone who has additional information, or believes they may have been a victim of sexual assault, related to this occurrence or otherwise, is encouraged to contact Detective Constable Tammy Watson at [email protected] or if you wish to remain anonymous, please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or report online at www.p3tips.com.

Another option is to utilize Speak-Out.ca, a private and secure reporting tool created by the Barrie Police Service in collaboration with community agencies.

A sexual assault is defined by the Criminal Code of Canada as any form of unwanted sexual contact. To learn more about sexual assault including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our website under Safety & Crime Prevention: https://www.barriepolice.ca/abuse/

Occurrence #: BA22018682
Prepared by: Corporate Communications Coordinator, Jennett Mays


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