November 21, 2018 6:55 pm
Updated: November 28, 2018 3:23 pm

Trucker who drives routes in B.C. and Alberta charged in historic sex assault case

WATCH: A Prince George trucker has been charged in a historic sex assault investigation, and Vancouver police believe there may be more alleged victims out there. Kristen Robinson reports.

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Vancouver police are appealing for more possible victims and witnesses to come forward regarding a historical sex assault case.

Police have arrested 46-year-old Kevin Alexander Roberts, a Prince George resident, for offences allegedly committed in Vancouver and Prince George.

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Now an adult, the alleged victim in the case reported the crimes to Vancouver police.

Crown counsel has approved several charges against Roberts including sexual assault, sexual interference, sexual assault with a weapon, invitation to sexual touching, assault and assault causing bodily harm.

Roberts is a truck driver who travels on routes throughout B.C. and Alberta. He has also worked as a school bus driver in the Prince George area and as a mover.

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Police believe there may be additional victims who would have been between the ages of four and 18 at the time of the offences.

“These types of crimes are extremely traumatic, and survivors live with the lifelong impact,” Sgt. Jason Robillard said in a release. “We are providing this information and a photo of the suspect with hopes that we will uncover more information and help prevent this from happening to someone else.”

Anyone with more information is asked to call the VPD’s Sex Crime Unit at 604-717-0600 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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