February 14, 2018 1:46 pm

Former Burlington babysitter charged with sexual assault

A St. Catharines woman is facing charges connected to an alleged sexual assault dating back to the 1990's.

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A former babysitter in Burlington is facing sexual assault charges.

The Halton Regional Police child abuse and sexual assault unit arrested Frances McNeil, 55, of St. Catharines Tuesday.

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She has been charged with sexual assault, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching in connection with a child she babysat in her neighbourhood between 1996 and 1998.

Police say at the time of the alleged offences the accused was known by the name Maureen Crawley.

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Investigators are asking anyone who may have additional information pertaining to this investigation to call Halton police or Crime Stoppers.

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