Charges laid in historical sex crimes that occurred between 2016 to late 2020: Grande Prairie, Alberta

Grande Prairie, Alberta – RCMP have laid charges against a 36-year-old man following an investigation into allegations of sexual assaults that occurred between 2016 to late 2020.

In Dec. 2020, RCMP received reports of alleged sexual offences that had taken place between 2016 and 2020. The Grande Prairie RCMP Special Investigations Unit initiated an investigation into the allegations.

All of the offences in this investigation are alleged to have taken place between 2016 and 2020 and involve female victims who were known to the accused.

Sex Crimes - Grande Prairie
Sex Crimes – Grande Prairie

On Jan. 12, 2021, investigators arrested Philip Woodrow (36) of Grande Prairie, Alberta. He faces charges of Sexual Assault (x2) and Sexual Interference (x2). Woodrow has been released on an undertaking with conditions and is scheduled to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Feb. 24, 2021.

The RCMP are continuing their investigation into this incident and are asking the public to come forward with any similar type incidents in the Grande Prairie area. If you have information, please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Grande Prairie RCMP

File 2020-1784184

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