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Listowel resident faces sexual assault charges in incidents dating from 2015-2017

Peterborough County OPP say its canine unit helped locate a man wanted in an assault incident early July 8, 2022, in Douro-Dummer Township. The Canadian Press

Perth County OPP have charged a 36-year-old Listowel resident in a historical sexual assault investigation.

Police say that just before midnight on Aug. 1, 2021, they responded to a report of sexual assaults that are alleged to have occurred on an on-going basis between 2015 and 2017 in Listowel.

Officers have charged the Listowel resident with two counts each of sexual assault on a person under 16 and sexual interference.

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The person is also charged with one count each of making sexually explicit material available to someone under 16 and an invitation to sexually touching a person under 16.

The accused is being held in custody pending a bail hearing.

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