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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Man Charged with Forcible Confinement in Meaford

Grey County | by Matt Hermiz  

Police say 22-year-old victim was held against her will at apartment by male acquaintance

A 26-year-old man faces charges after allegedly preventing a 22-year-old female from leaving an apartment in Meaford against her will.

Grey County OPP say at 1:52 a.m. this morning a 911 call came in reporting a female was being held against her will by a male party known to her.

Officers attended the Meaford address and located the female upset, but unharmed.

OPP say the 22-year-old victim texted a friend for help after she had been threatened and prevented from leaving the apartment she was sharing with a male acquaintance.

The 26-year-old man was arrested and charged with utter threats and forcible confinement.

Police have not named the accused.

He was held in custody for a bail hearing earlier today.

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