Man charged with sexual assault, strangulation after victim confined in Brampton building: police

Phillip Gray, 30.

Peel Regional Police say a 30-year-old man is facing several charges after officers say a woman was sexually assaulted and forcibly confined at a building in Brampton.

Police said on Jan. 12, a woman met with the suspect in the Queen Street and Kennedy Road area.

Investigators allege the suspect forcefully confined the victim in a building where he physically and sexually assaulted her.

They also allege that a weapon was used in the assault, though they did not reveal what type of weapon was used.

Police said she suffered significant injuries.

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A short time later, officers say they arrested Phillip Gray.

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Gray is charged with sexual assault causing bodily harm, strangulation, assault, assault with a weapon, forcible confinement, uttering threats to cause death and failure to comply with a release order.

Police said Gray was already on two prior release orders from the courts for violent offences.

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