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Charges laid in 43-year-old sexual assault case

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Charges laid in 43-year-old sexual assault case
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SOUTH GLENGARRY, Ontario – An arrest has been made as the result of an historical sexual assault investigation conducted by members of the Stormont Dundas & Glengarry Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP, assisted by the SD&G OPP Crime Unit.

Gilles Deslauriers, 79 years of age, of Vercheres, QC was arrested March 12, 2019. He faces charges of:

– Indecent Assault on a Male (two counts)

These charges are in relation to alleged incidents involving a young male victim, dating back to 1976.

The accused was released and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Alexandria April 3, 2019.

Anyone having information on this or any other crime is asked to call the SD&G OPP at 1-888-310-1122 OR Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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