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Cambridge man charged in sex assault case at women’s prison

Police say staff at Grand Valley Institution for Women in Kitchener reported sexual relationship involving correctional officer, inmate
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Members of the Waterloo Regional Police Service's Special Victims Unit have arrested a male in connection to a sexual assault investigation.

In April 2022, staff at the Grand Valley Institution for Women reported to police a sexual relationship involving a correctional officer and an inmate.

The Special Victims Unit and General Investigations Unit of the Waterloo Regional Police Service commenced an investigation.

As a result of the investigation, on Dec. 9, 2022, a 43-year-old Cambridge male was arrested and charged with sexual assault and breach of trust.

The male will appear in court on Jan. 9.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 519-570-9777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. Anonymous tips can also be submitted online