Ontario police watchdog charges former Peel detective with sexual assault

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — A former detective from Peel Region faces a sexual assault charge for an alleged incident in 1992.

The Special Investigations Unit says a woman contacted Peel police in August.

The SIU then took over the investigation.

The agency says the alleged incident happened in Barrie, Ont.

It says it has charged Paul Chisholm with one count of sexual assault.

The accused is scheduled to appear in court on Jan. 11.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Dec. 22, 2020.

This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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