Police Identify Man Charged in Sexual Assault Investigation in Brampton


Police have charged a 24-year-old man in connection with an alleged sexual assault that took place in Brampton.

Peel police allege that on Friday, June 1 at approximately 7:45 p.m., a 23 year-old woman was approached by the suspect at a convenience store in the Kings Cross Road and Knightsbridge Road area.

Police say the suspect attempted to make conversation with victim before she left on foot and was subsequently followed by the suspect in a silver vehicle.

Police allege the suspect approached the victim again and sexually assaulted her before fleeing the area in the vehicle.

On June 19, Brampton man Anirudha Nayagam turned himself in to Peel Regional Police.

He was charged with sexual assault, assault and criminal harassment.

Prior to the accused's arrest, police released a video of the suspect confronting and attacking the victim.

The accused will appear in court on June 20.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact investigators at the Special Victims Unit, 905-453-2121, ext. 3460.

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