Suspect in custody following break-and-enter, sexual assault

Windsor Police Service News Update
March 19, 2024
Case #: 24-30937
Suspect in custody following break-and-enter, sexual assault

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 44-year-old man in connection to a reported break-and-enter and sexual assault.

On March 18, 2024, at approximately 11 p.m., officers responded to a residence in west Windsor following a report of a break-in. An investigation revealed that a male had reportedly broken into the home and sexually assaulted a female occupant. The suspect then fled the residence.

The victim, a 26-year-old woman, was taken to a hospital for treatment. 

Investigators learned the victim and suspect were known to each other, and there is no concern for public safety.

Officers located and arrested the suspect outside a residence in the 1000 block of Highland Avenue. The man, who can’t be named to protect the victim’s identity, has been charged with sexual assault with a weapon and break-and-enter to commit an indictable offence. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Major Crime Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4830. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at   

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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