Fort Erie man faces charges in child sexual abuse investigation

Niagara Police say an investigation into a child abuse case in Fort Erie is ongoing. Don Mitchell / Global News

Niagara police say they have charged a 50-year-old man from Fort Erie, Ont., in connection with a child sexual abuse investigation.

Police say they began their investigation after receiving allegations of abuse in a home in the southwest Ontario town.

The man was arrested on Wednesday and charged with sexual assault on a person under 16 and sexual interference with a person under 16.

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Detectives say the victim is a teenage boy and was known to the man.

Investigators say the man may have been running an unlicensed child-care service out of his home.

They believe there may be more victims and are asking anyone with information to contact them.

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