The investigation has determined that a female youth in northern Manitoba was sexually assaulted by two males, and the incident was recorded and shared through social media.
A 16-year-old male has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, forcible confinement, and possession of child pornography.
An 18-year-old male has been arrested and charged with sexual assault, forcible confinement, possession, distributing and publishing child pornography.
Corporal Laura Ledrew of the Manitoba RCMP says they believe the video continues to be circulated on social media and possibly between individuals via text. She adds investigators are determined to track down and lay charges against anyone who further distributes the video so If you do receive the video or are in possession of it, you need to report it to your local police immediately.
To protect the identity of the victim, the RCMP will not be releasing any further details.