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Corrections officer charged with sex assault of two Milton inmates

Exterior view of Vanier Centre for Women in Milton. GOOGLE

Police say a corrections officer at a women’s jail in Milton has been charged with sexually assaulting two inmates.

Halton Regional Police allege a sexual assault at the Vanier Centre for Women took place on March 5.

During the course of its investigation the force says a second alleged victim was identified from a second incident that also took place on March 5 at the facility.

Police say 42-year-old Dwayne Jason Thomas of Brampton is facing two counts of sexual assault and two counts of breach of trust.

No further details were provided due to a publication ban on the case.

Investigators believe there may be more alleged victims and are asking anyone with information to come forward.