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Charges laid in Regina after alleged sexual assault on teen

Regina police say a 47-year-old man is facing charges after an alleged sexual assault on a teenager.
Regina police say a 47-year-old man is facing charges after an alleged sexual assault on a teenager. File / Global News

A  man is facing charges after an alleged sexual assault on a teenager, according to the Regina Police Service (RPS).

The investigation was two months long, according to a press release on Friday.

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It was conducted by the Regina Children’s Justice Centre, a specialized RPS unit that partners investigators with social workers to look into allegations of child abuse.

Police said the case involved a 13-year-old girl.

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Antoine James Quewezance, 47, is charged with sexual assault on a person under 16 and sexual interference.

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He was an acquaintance of the teen but not related to her, police said.

The Regina man was released on a recognizance and is expected to make his first appearance in provincial court on March 11.