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Investigation Leads to Sexual Assault Charges

The Cobourg Police commenced an investigation into an allegation of a sexual assault.  It is alleged that the accused sexually assaulted the victim on three separate occasions dating back to 2017 and 2018.

As a result of the subsequent Police investigation, on Friday, May 10th, 2019, the accused was arrested and charged with the following Criminal Code offences:

Sexual Interference contrary to section 151 of the Criminal Code x 3 

Sexual Assault contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code x 3

Invitation to Sexual Touching contrary to Section 152 of the Criminal Code x 1

The accused, who was a youth at the time of the alleged offences, was released on a Promise to Appear and an Undertaking with conditions from the Cobourg Police Station.  To protect the identity of the victim and in accordance with the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act the identity of the accused cannot be released.