Police make arrest in assault cases

Barrie Police Service received two separate reports from victims who had reported being sexually assaulted in the east end of the city.  From the initial investigations, it was determined that both of these occurrences were likely carried out by the same person.
As a result of an ongoing investigation that has been conducted by the Barrie Police Service Crimes Against Persons Unit, an arrest was made. A 20-year old male, who currently resides in Barrie, has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault.
The Barrie Police Service wish to thank the public for their assistance in this matter and remind citizens to always be aware of their personal safety at all times and where possible, to travel with a friend and utilize well-travelled and property lit areas.