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Suspect arrested for sexual assault of a minor

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A 70-year-old man has been arrested after an investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a minor.

The Windsor Police Service stated Saturday that officers have arrested a 70-year-old man in connection to the investigation. 

Police say that earlier this month, the Windsor Police Service - Amherstburg Detachment launched an investigation after receiving a complaint of a historical sexual assault. 

Through investigation, police allege that officers learned that a 12-year-old victim had been assaulted by an adult male relative over a four-year period. 

As a result of the investigation, a 70-year-old man was arrested in Amherstburg last Thursday (May 9). 

The suspect, whose name can’t be released to protect the identity of the victim, is facing numerous charges. They include three counts of sexual assault, three counts of sexual interference, three counts of invitation to sexual touching, two counts of incest, assault and extortion.

If the community knows someone or is someone that is an affected person in need of support, they are encouraged call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

Suspect arrested for sexual assault of a minor

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