March 15, 2019 10:58 am
Updated: March 15, 2019 11:01 am

Guelph business owner charged with sexual offences involving child: police

Police say 48-year-old Pablo Suarez was arrested on Wednesday as part of an investigation into sexual offences involving a child.

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Guelph police say they have arrested the owner of a local art education business as part of an investigation into sexual offences involving a child.

Pablo Suarez has owned and operated “Pablo’s World of Cartoons” on Cardigan Street for the past 11 years.

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The 48-year-old was arrested on Wednesday and charged with sexual assault, sexual exploitation and luring a child.

Const. Mike Gatto said it’s very early in the investigation and it’s not known if there are any other victims.

“It’s always a possibility, but we hope that isn’t a fact,” he said. “For now, we are dealing with this one incident.”

Suarez has also held several camps, workshops, and cartooning parties throughout the Guelph and Wellington County area, according to his website.

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Anyone with information relating to the investigation is asked to call Guelph police at 519-824-1212 ext. 7441.

Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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