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Quebec provincial police arrest man in connection with sexual assaults in Repentigny

Quebec provincial police have arrested a man suspected of committing crimes of a sexual nature in Repentigny. Sûreté du Québec/Handout

Quebec provincial police have arrested a 24-year-old Laval man in connection with a series of sexual assaults in Repentigny, east of the Island of Montreal.

The man was arrested Tuesday morning in L’Assomption and is expected to appear in a Joliette court in the afternoon.

READ MORE: SQ search for sexual assault suspect in Repentigny

Police allege that the suspect has been committing acts of sexual assault in the area since December 2018.

Quebec provincial police believe the suspect in a string of sexual assaults in Repentigny drove a black Acura ILX. Sûreté du Québec/Handout

The Sûreté du Québec explains that the man waited for his victims between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. at a bus stop on Iberville Boulevard in a black Acura ILX.

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Residents who live in the area say they’re shocked, as it’s known to be a quiet neighbourhood.

“It’s really out of the pale, but then again, I guess it’s the kind of world we’re living in nowadays,” said resident Carle Bacha.

Anyone with information can call 911 or the info line at 1-800-659-4264.

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