Newmarket man charged in GO station sex assault on New Year's Day
Police say the victim was grabbed, forced to the ground, and assaulted after leaving the terminal
York Regional Police have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the sexual assault of a young woman on New Year's Day in Newmarket near the Go Bus terminal.
Police arrested the suspect Thursday night, and he's now been charged with sexual assault causing bodily harm.
Police say a woman was grabbed, forced to the ground, and assaulted by a man who approached her on a pathway parallel to Davis Drive after leaving the terminal around 3 a.m. on Friday, January 1.
The woman suffered minor injuries in the assault and was taken to hospital.
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The 37-year-old Newmarket man will appear at the Newmarket courthouse on January 12.