Georgetown man charged with sexual offences involving three young people
The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – Child and Sexual Assault Unit has charged a Georgetown man with sexual offences against three young people.
According to police, on May 17, 2021, at approximately 2:20 p.m., three 13-year-old girls were sitting at the playground of Centennial Public School located at 233 Delrex Boulevard in Georgetown.
Police say the accused approached the victims, engaged in conversation and learned that the victims were all in grade 8.
The male then left the area but returned a short time later and approached the victims once again, according to police.
Police say the accused asked the three victims if they would perform a sexual act on him. When the victims refused, he then offered to expose himself to them, police say.
According to police, the three victims left the area without further incident and reported what had occurred. Police attended the scene and located the accused a short distance away.
Judah Sonnylal, a 29-year-old from Georgetown has been charged with invitation to sexual touching (3 counts) and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose as police say a knife was located during the search incident to arrest.
Sonnylal has been held in custody pending a bail hearing, according to police.
Police believe there may be additional victims. Anyone with information regarding this investigation or who has experienced a similar incident is asked to contact the Child and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-825-4747 ext. 8970.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca.
The following is a list of valuable support services and resources in Halton Region for victims of violence and/or sexual assault:
Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit 905-825-4777
Nina’s Place Sexual Assault and Domestic Assault Care Centre 905-336-4116 or 905-681-4880
Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention Services (SAVIS) 905-875-1555 (24-hour crisis line)
Radius Child & Youth Services 905-825-3242 (Oakville) or 1-855-744-9001
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868 (24-hour crisis line)
THRIVE Counselling 905-845-3811 or 905-637-5256insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising