Another Wellington North man charged with sexual assault

WELLINGTON NORTH – Another local man has been charged with sexual assault.

He is the third Wellington North man to be charged with the crime this week.

Wellington County OPP official say that on May 11, police responded to a report of a sexual assault at a Wellington North address.

“The accused and victim were known to each other,” police stated.

A 43-year-old Wellington North man was charged with sexual assault and possession of a Schedule 1 substance. He is to appear in Guelph court at a later date.

“Victims of sexual assault are not alone,” police stated in a press release.

“If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to help.”

Police note female victims can call 1-866-863-0511 or visit the Assaulted Women’s Helpline website.

Male survivors of sexual assault can call 1-866-887-0015.

The information will remain anonymous and confidential, police add, noting anyone in an immediate crisis can dial 9-1-1.