Peel Police - Police Arrest Male in Sexual Assault Investigation

Posted on Friday April 20, 2018

Region of Peel – Investigators from the Peel Regional Police Special Victims Unit have arrested and charged a 44 year-old male with two counts of sexual assault.

On Tuesday April 10, 2018 at approximately 12:00 p.m. a 29 year-old female victim attended a tanning salon called Tanned Bodies located at 3050 Confederation Parkway in the City of Mississauga. During the victim's tanning session the accused sexually assaulted her. The victim left the premise and contacted police.

On Sunday June 12, 2016 at approximately 4:30 p.m. a 23 year-old female victim attended a tanning salon called Tanned Bodies located at 3050 Confederation Parkway in the City of Mississauga. During the victim’s tanning session the accused sexually assaulted her. The victim left the premise and contacted police.

On Thursday April 19, 2018 the accused Gary EDWARDS, a 44 year-old male from Toronto was arrested and charged with two counts of Sexual Assault. EDWARDS was held for a bail hearing on Thursday April 19, 2018 at the A. Grenville and William Davis Court House in Brampton.

Gary EDWARDS is the co-owner and operator of Tanned Bodies and currently there are three locations throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

Investigators from the Special Victims Unit believe that there may be more victims and/or witnesses and are asking anyone who had contact with EDWARDS to contact the Peel Regional Police Special Victims Unit.   

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is asked to contact investigators at the Special Victims Unit at 905-453-2121, ext. 3460. Anonymous information may also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), by visiting www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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N/R #18-115

Inc #:  PR18-0134941

            PR160237323

 

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