By Adam Brazeau
CORNWALL, Ontario - A 54-year-old man has been arrested for sexually assaulting a female youth under the age of 16 in North Stormont.
Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) arrested the North Stormont man on Tuesday, Feb. 4 after receiving a complaint the day prior.
Police said the accused knew the victim and that the alleged sexual assaults took place over the last three to four years.
The man faces charges of invitation to sexual touching under 16 years of age, sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age, sexual exploitation, obstruct peace officer, and sexual interference with a person under 16 years of age.
Limited details of the OPP Stormont, Dundas, and Glengarry branch investigation have been released to protect the identity of the victim.
The man was held in custody pending a Cornwall court appearance on Wednesday, Feb. 5.