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Belleville Resident Charged With Sexual Assault On A Child

ONTARI0-Quinte West OPP has charged an individual with sexual assault on a child.

Quinte West OPP, including members of the Quinte West Crime Unit, with the assistance of Belleville Police, executed a search warrant on March 2 resulting in the arrest of an individual in relation to a sexual assault investigation.

A 21-year-old from Belleville has been charged with the following offences:

  • Sexual interference (person under 16 years of age)
  • Sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age
  • Makes, Prints, Publishes or Possesses for the Purpose of Publication any Child Pornography
  • Possession of Child Pornography

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville. They cannot be identified in order to protect the identity of the victim.

If you need support or know someone who does, there are local resources available to help. A toll-free call can also be placed to the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511, Male’s Helpline at 1-866-887-0015, or by calling 211, where your information will remain anonymous and confidential. If you are in an immediate crisis, dial 9-1-1.

 

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