Police leading Mississauga sexual assault investigation seek witnesses, possible additional victims
Published August 4, 2021 at 1:31 am
Peel police investigators are looking for assistance in identifying witnesses or sexual violence survivors of similar incidents, after a man was charged following an alleged sexual assault in Mississauga recently.
The Peel Regional Police’s 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau alleges that on July 17, a victim was walking in a shopping centre located in the area of City Centre Drive and Robert Speck Parkway in Mississauga. A man was observed following the victim around the department store and using an electronic device in which he was filming and photographing the victim before they were sexually assaulted.
On Monday (Aug. 2), a man was allegedly following a separate victim around a department store, at which time the victim confronted the man.
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On the same day, Jordan Jefferies, 26, of Kitchener, Ont., was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal harassment, one count of sexual assault and one count of voyeurism.
Jefferies is described as a light-skinned Black man. He is six feet tall and 190 pounds with a thin build. He has long black curly hair that is sometimes worn in a bun and also sports a beard.
He is to appear in a Brampton court on Oct. 29.
Investigators are appealing to the public in locating any witnesses or potential victims who may have information to assist with this investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call investigators with the 11 Division Criminal Investigation Bureau at 905-453–2121, ext. 1133. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting peelcrimestoppers.ca.Insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies