Man Charged for Impersonating a Police Officer in Sexual Assault Investigation

Posted On Saturday September 23, 2023

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Special Victims Unit have charged a man for impersonating as a police officer to commit a sexual assault on a stranger in Brampton.

On September 21, 2023, at around 4:45 p.m., the victim, a 13-year-old female was walking through a plaza in the area of Bovaird Drive and Mountainash Road in the City of Brampton. It is alleged that the suspect falsely identified himself as a police officer and then sexually assaulted the victim.

Anushan Jeyakumar, a 33-year-old man from Brampton was arrested and charged with the following criminal offences:

  • Personating Peace Officer
  • Forcible Confinement
  • Sexual Assault
  • Sexual Interference

He was held pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton. 

Investigators believe there may be additional victims. 

Anyone with any information is asked 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

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Inc: PR23-0307000
N/R: 23-282


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