BC Fighters Peak & Hanson Charged With Sexual Assault in Halifax
Chris Peak lost to Roger Hollett in the first round of his Extreme Cage Combat fight on Saturday, September 26. Following the bout, according to the Chronicle Herald, Peak and fellow Prince George, BC Light-Heavyweight James Hanson sexually assaulted a woman in their Dartmouth hotel room. The two have been charged with aggravated sexual assault and forcible confinement of a 32 year old victim.
Hanson also faces charges of assault causing bodily harm and forcible confinement of a second 28 year old woman according to the article.
The two are currently incarcerated in the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth and will have a bail hearing on Wednesday.
After meeting the two women post fight at Bubbles Mansion and then the four returned to their BC natives’ hotel room. The younger woman wanted to leave when the 32 year old woman and Hanson stopped her from leaving. Eventually, the younger woman left and the 32 year old remained in the room where she was sexually assualted by the pair.
The 32 year old victim also faces assault causing bodily harm charges for attacking her friend.