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15 March 2017 - Sexual Assault InvestigationWarning - this news article expired on 2017-04-15. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

Investigation of Sexual Assault Allegations Results in Arrest of 46 year old Belleville Male

On the 8th of March 2017 the Belleville Police Service received a complaint about an allegation of sexual assault against a young child. The Criminal Investigations Branch entered into an investigation with the assistance of the Highland Shores Children’s Aid Society which resulted in the suspect being identified. As a result, a 46 year old male of Belleville, Ontario has been arrested and charged with one count each of sexual assault, sexual interference, and sexual exploitation. The accused was released from custody on an Officer-in-Charge Undertaking with strict conditions and a Promise-to-Appear in court next month.  The name of the accused is not being released in order to protect the identity of the victim.