Man allegedly impersonated police officer, sexually assaulted 13-year-old girl in Brampton
Published Saturday, September 23, 2023 6:56PM EDT
Last Updated Saturday, September 23, 2023 6:56PM EDT
A 33-year-old man has been charged for allegedly impersonating a police officer and sexually assaulting a teenage girl in Brampton earlier this week.
The incident happened on Thursday afternoon in the area of Bovaird Drive and Mountainash Road.
Peel Regional Police said a 13-year-old girl was walking through a plaza when an unknown man approached her.
He allegedly identified himself as a police officer and then sexually assaulted the girl.
On Saturday, police said the suspect, identified as Anushan Jeyakumar, had been arrested. He is facing charges of impersonating a peace officer, forcible confinement, sexual assault and sexual interference.
Police have released a photo of the accused as investigators believe there may be additional victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact investigators at 905-453-2121 ext. 3460 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or peelcrimestoppers.ca.