Grande Prairie RCMP lay sex assault charge


News release


Grande Prairie RCMP have laid Criminal Code charges against an adult male as a result of a complaint received on January 21, 2018.

Joshua Higgins (39) of Nova Scotia has been charged with Sexual Assault and Aggravated Sexual Assault. Higgins has been remanded in custody until his court appearance in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on January 24, 2018.

As this matter is before the courts no further updates will be made available.

Grande Prairie RCMP would like to encourage anyone who feels they may have been a victim of a similar crime, or any other crime to report these incidents. If you have information about this investigation, please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or call your local police detachment.  If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at, or by SMS.


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