Milton man facing charges after alleged sexual assault in Halton Hills


Published October 17, 2023 at 12:08 pm

A Milton man is facing sexual assault charges following an investigation into a Halton Hills fitness studio

The alleged offences took place at the Fitness Cave Fitness Studio in Georgetown.

Investigators believe there may be additional victims and are asking anyone with information, or anyone who has been victimized by the accused to contact the HRPS Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-825-4777, ext. 8970.

Jeffrey Babister, 53, of Milton is a fitness trainer. He was arrested on Oct. 16 and has been charged with one count of sexual assault and one count of sexual interference.

Sexual assault is any touching of another person without their consent where the touching is of a sexual nature, or where the sexual integrity of the victim is violated. A sexual assault can range from unwanted touching to sexual assault involving penetration.

There is no statute of limitation when it comes to reporting a sexual assault. This means that no matter how long ago the sexual assault happened, you can still report it to police for investigation.

Victims of violence and/or sexual assault can contact the Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit at 905-825-4777 for support.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or at the website.

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