Winnipeg man charged with sexually assaulting underage boys

. Global News / File

WINNIPEG – Police have made an arrest in a sexual assault case that dates back to 1998.

A dentist is facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting five teenage boys.

Police say the offences happened between 1998 to 2014 and that all of the victims were under the age of 16.

There has no word yet if any of the boys were patients of the accused dentist.

68-year-old Ronald Walter Peterson is facing five sexual assault charges. He was released on a promise to appear.

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