A 28-year-old Peterborough man has been charged with distributing intimate images without consent after sharing and posting explicit photos of his girlfriend on social media without her consent.
The accused, a 28-year-old man, and the victim, a woman in her 20’s, are involved in an on-again-off-again domestic relationship. On the night of December 19th, the accused and victim became involved in a verbal dispute at a Peterborough residence. Following the dispute, the accused compiled a collage of intimate photos of the victim and, without her consent, distributed the photos to others via text messages and posted the collage on social media.
Shortly after midnight on December 20th, police attended a Peterborough home where as a result of the investigation the accused was arrested and charged with distribute intimate image without consent.
The accused was held in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday (December 20th). The name of the accused will not be released in order to protect the identity of the victim in this domestic-based incident.