Man charged after elderly woman allegedly drugged and violently sexually assaulted
Windsor police headquarters shown in this file photo on Friday, Nov.16, 2012. (Melanie Borrelli / CTV Windsor)
Published Tuesday, September 1, 2015 12:05PM EDT
Windsor police say a 51-year-old man was arrested after an elderly woman was drugged and violently sexually assaulted in her home.
Officers were called to a residence on Aug. 22 for a reported sexual assault.
Police spoke to the alleged victim. Investigation revealed that the suspect befriended the victim.
The allegedly suspect drugged the victim and then violently sexually assaulted her inside her residence. He then allegedly threatened to kill her if she told anyone about the incident.
The suspect was subsequently identified and placed under arrest.
Police continue to investigate and believe there may be other victims.
Mohamad Farhat, 51, of Windsor, is charged with sexual assault and uttering threats.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Windsor Police at 519-255-6700 ext. 4830, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS), online at www.catchcrooks.com, or Submit a Tip on Facebook.