OPP lay charges in historical sexual assault incidents
The Leeds County Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has arrested and charged an individual in connection with historical sexual offences.
On Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020, Leeds OPP responded to a report of an historical sexual assault that occurred in the Township of Leeds and the Thousand Islands, according to a release from OPP, dated Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.
As a result of the investigation, a Lansdowne resident has been charged with:
- Invitation to sexual touching under 16 years of age – five counts
- Sexual Interference – three counts
OPP say the accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville at a future date.
Victims of sexual assault are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to help. A toll free call can be placed to the Assaulted Women’s Helpline www.awhl.org/home at 1-866-863-0511 or Male Survivors of Sexual Assault at 1-866-887-0015 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential
Anyone with any information regarding this or any other incident is encouraged to contact Leeds OPP at 613-345-1790 or 1-888-310-1122 or anonymously through ontariocrimestoppers.ca.