Durham Regional Police – Oshawa Male Charged in Historic Sexual Assault Investigation

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A 66-year-old male has been charged in connection to a historical sexual assault involving minors. 


On April 6, 2023, the Durham Regional Police Special Victims Unit commenced an investigation after a victim came forward to report historical sexual abuse.  The allegations date back to 1987 and involve more than one minor.

Malcolm MACNEIL, age 66, of Oshawa has been charged with Sexual Assault on Person Under 16 x7, Sexual Interference with Person Under 16 x6, Invitation to Sexual Touching x3, Forcible Confinement, Gross Indecency, Assault with a Weapon and Assault x2.


He was released on an Undertaking.


Investigators want to ensure there are no further victims. Anyone with information in relation to the accused is asked to contact police as soon as possible.

Anyone with new information about this incident is asked to contact D/Cst. Dalziel of the Special Victims Unit at 1-888-579-1520 x5334.


Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.

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