'Unfounded' sex assault cases were 'properly and thoroughly investigated,' says Halton police

CBC News
February 18, 2017
By CBC News
The Halton Regional Police Service says all "unfounded" sex assaults from 2016 were "properly and thoroughly investigated."

Of the 57 cases Halton police reviewed, the force says:

  • 15 did not occur or could not have occurred as reported

  • 42 were determined through thorough investigation that a criminal offence wasn't committed

They add that in the 42 cases "the required elements to meet the definition of sexual assault were not met."


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