Enniskillen man arrested in Oil Springs assault and break in

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opp-logo2Lambton OPP have charged a 23-year-old man after an 88-year old Oil Springs woman was assaulted in her home.

Early Sunday morning, police were called to the home on Oil Springs Line after a break and enter occurred. Forensic identification officers were on the scene most of the morning but police released few details of what happened inside the home.

Tuesday, the OPP issued an arrest warrant for Craig Powers of Enniskillen. By Wednesday, the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and the Repeat Offenders Parole Enforcement unit arrested the man in Watford without incident.

Powers faces charges of break, enter and commit an indictable offence of sexual assault, careless use of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a firearm, and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

– Heather Wright