Brampton man arrested, charged with sexual assault crimes spanning several years
Published June 24, 2021 at 8:24 pm
Investigators from Peel Regional Police’s Intimate Partner Violence Unit have charged a man after he allegedly committed offences against three women.
Since 2016, it is alleged the man committed multiple offences against women that he was in a relationship with. Further, the man may have possibly used online dating sites to meet additional victims, while attempting to engage in a relationship with them.
Luke Eastman, a 24-year-old man from Brampton, was arrested and charged with the following offences:
- Assault with a weapon
- Assault causing bodily harm
- Forcible confinement
- Assault causing bodily harm – chokes, suffocates or strangles
- Overcoming resistance to commission of offence (suffocation)
- Sexual assault
- Uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
- Mischief under $5,000
He appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton for the purpose of a bail hearing on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.
Anyone who believes they may have been a victim, or has information on this investigation, is encouraged to contact officers from the Intimate Partner Violence 905-453-2121 extension 4990. Information may also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), or by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.