Man Charged With Sexual Assault After Woman Found Beaten in Sandy Hill
A 60-year-old man has been charged with sexual offences after a woman was found severely beaten and sexually assaulted in Sandy Hill Tuesday night.
Ottawa Police Service responded to the 200-block area of Somerset Street East after receiving a 911 call. At the scene, they discovered a woman who had been attacked inside a nearby residence.
The sexual assault and child abuse section has charged Yves Jean Brisebois, 60, formerly of Hawkesbury, with one count of aggravated sexual assault and one count of breach of recognizance. He appeared in court on Wednesday.
Investigators are looking for any witnesses to the assault and are also concerned there could be other victims.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 613-236-1222, ext. 5944. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or downloading the Ottawa police app.