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Barrie man charged with sexual offences after police spot him driving in Orillia, Ont.

On Friday, officers began an investigation into a sexual assault allegation and identified a second victim. Global News file

Orillia OPP say they’ve charged a Barrie, Ont., man with several sexual offences following an allegation of a sexual assault.

On Friday, officers began an investigation into the allegation and identified a second victim.

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On Saturday, police saw the suspect driving in Orillia, conducted a traffic stop and arrested him.

Mauricio Melendez-Ortiz, 38, from Barrie, was subsequently charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference, two counts of sexual exploitation and one count of voyeurism.

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Melendez-Ortiz was held for a bail hearing on Sunday at court in Newmarket.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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