A 62 year old Montreal man has been charged with sexual assault.

Mattawa OPP says last Friday at 12:20 pm a Mattawa woman answered a knock at her door and the male held a card to the glass which stated “I am deaf and mute. I am selling flashlights to raise money for my family”. Police say after opening the door she was sexually assaulted.

The victim called 911 and an arrest was made soon after.

OPP is asking for witnesses to come forward and contact North Bay OPP or Near North Crime Stoppers.

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A 26 year old motorist has been charged with careless driving following a tractor/trailer roll over near Mattawa last night on Highway 17 East.

Police say the highway was closed for several hours following the incident for cleanup work. It is now open.

(photo by station staff)

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