Arrest Made in Sex Assault Investigation

Posted On Saturday September 16, 2023

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Special Victims Unit have charged a Brampton man following an alleged stranger sexual assault.

On September 9, 2023, the 14-year-old female victim was walking through Chinguacousy Park in Brampton when she was allegedly followed and sexually assaulted.

On September 14, 2023, officers located and arrested 44-year-old Davey Anthony Hardware. He has been charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

  • Sexual Assault 
  • Sexual Interference

He was held for a bail hearing and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton.

Police are asking anyone with any information to contact the Special Victims Unit at  905-453–2121, extension 3460.  Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting

For media inquiries, please contact the on-duty Public and Media Relations Officer at 905-453-2121, extension 4027.

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Inc: PR230292672
N/R: 23-270.1



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