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Woman allegedly sexually assaulted after meeting man through Facebook


KAWARTHA LAKES-A 53-year-old Brechin male was arrested after a report that he sexually assaulted a woman he met online.

The woman told Durham Regional Police she had met the man several weeks ago on a Facebook dating page. Both parties communicated for weeks through text message and had arranged a dinner date at her residence in Scugog. On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the suspect attended the victims residence very late in the night and when he was invited in, he allegedly sexually assaulted her.

The victim was not physically injured and called police immediately.

Stephen Redpath, age 53 of Campbell Beach Road in Brechin is charged with Sexual Assault. He was held for a bail hearing.

Investigators are releasing his online profile photo to ensure there are no other victims.The suspect also uses the online alias of Steven Redpath.


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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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