GRIMSBY – A 24-year-old Grimsby man is facing multiple charges in connection with an investigation into an alleged sexual assault at a local beach.
The alleged incident happend on June 19.
Niagara Regional Police say a 24-year-old woman agreed to meet a man at Grimsby Beach after having connected on an internet dating site.
From the outset, the woman had doubts as to whether the man she met matched the online profile.
During the meeting, police say the woman was sexually assaulted.
Charged with sexual assault, forcible confinement, indecent act and identity fraud is Jarryd Fillmore.
Fillmore is being held in custody, pending a bail hearing today in St. Catharines.
Detectives from the NRP’s sexual assault unit are asking anyone who may have information on this incident or the accused to contact investigators at 905-688-4111, ext. 5100. Information on crimes can be submitted anonymously using Crime Stoppers of Niagara.
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