Suspect arrested for sexual assault of a minor

Windsor Police Service News Update
May 11, 2024
Case #: 24-48551
Suspect arrested for sexual assault of a minor

The Windsor Police Service has arrested a 70-year-old man in connection to the sexual assault of a minor.

Earlier this month, the Windsor Police Amherstburg Detachment launched an investigation after receiving a complaint of a historical sexual assault. Through investigation, officers learned that a 12-year-old victim had been assaulted by an adult male relative over a four-year period.

As a result of the investigation, a 70-year-old man was arrested in Amherstburg on May 9, 2024. 

The suspect, whose name can't be released to protect the identity of the victim, is charged with the following:

  • Sexual assault (x 3)
  • Sexual interference (x 3)
  • Invitation to sexual touching (x 3)
  • Incest (x 2)
  • Assault
  • Extortion 

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.

For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4441.

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