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Young N.S. man facing several sex-related charges involving youth

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Police say a man from Nova Scotia has been charged with sexual assault after an incident last week.

In a release, Kings District RCMP said police received a complaint Friday about alleged inappropriate contact that took place between an 18-year-old man and a male youth near Greenwood.

“The man was already in custody at the time of the complaint, as he had been found to breaching conditions of his release order in a separate matter” a release issued on Monday said.

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In relation to last week’s alleged incident, Austin Charles Whynot, 18, of Greenwood, is facing several sex related offences including:

  • Invitation to sexual touching;
  • Sexual interference;
  • Sexual assault;
  • Committing an indecent act;
  • Failure to comply with conditions of a release order (two counts.)

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He was scheduled to appear in court Monday to face the charges.

The investigation is ongoing.

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