13 year-old sexually assaulted by a man impersonating a police officer in Brampton

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Published September 23, 2023 at 7:01 pm

Man wanted for allegedly impersonating police and committing sexual assault.
Photo by Peel Regional Police.

A 33-year-old man is facing charges of sexual assault and impersonating an officer in Brampton.

On Thursday (Sept. 21) shortly before 5 p.m., police say a 13-year-old girl was walking through a plaza situated in the vicinity of Bovaird Dr. and Mountainash Rd., southeast of Torbram Rd.

According to investigators, it is alleged that the suspect falsely identified himself as a police officer and then sexually assaulted the victim.

Police have identified the suspect as Anushan Jeyakumar, (33) who is a resident of Brampton.

He has been arrested and is facing several criminal charges including impersonating a peace officer, forcible confinement, and sexual interference.

Jayakumar has been detained pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Investigators suspect the possibility of additional victims in this case.

Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to contact the Special Victims Unit at 905-453–2121, extension 3460.

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