CORNWALL, Ontario – A 25-year-old Cornwall man was arrested on May 23, 2019 and charged with the following:
- Sexual assault on a person under 16
- Sexual interference
- Invitation to sexual touching
- Sexual exploitation
It is alleged between 2010 and 2012, when the man was approximately 15 to 16 years of age, he sexually assaulted a 6-year-old family member. Police were contacted and an investigation ensued. On May 23, 2019 the man was taken into custody, charged accordingly and released to appear in court at a later date. His name was not released as the man was a youth at the time of the incident and is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.