Corrections officer charged with sex assault of two Milton, Ont., inmates

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Police say a corrections officer at a women's jail in Milton, Ont., has been charged with sexually assaulting two inmates.

Halton Regional Police allege a sexual assault at the Vanier Centre for Women took place on March 5.

The force says a second alleged victim was identified during its investigation.

It alleges that second incident also took place on March 5 at the facility.

Police say a 42-year-old corrections officer has been arrested and charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of breach of trust.

Investigators believe there may be more alleged victims.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published April 9, 2021.

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