Peterborough foster parent charged with sexual assault
When the police refuse to reveal the name of the foster parent involved in sexual crimes. Do you believe that the authorities and the Ministry of Children and Family Services are protecting Canadian children?
Peterborough This Week
PETERBOROUGH — A foster parent in Peterborough is facing several sexual assault charges following an investigation involving three victims.
In October 2016 the Peterborough Police Service received information regarding several sexual offences that occurred between February 2016 and October 2016. The allegations involved three victims — two females under 16 years of age and one female under 17 years of age.
During all three incidents the suspect was providing foster care in the Peterborough area to the victims.
On Friday, Nov. 4, officers went to the suspect's residence where he was placed under arrest.
As a result of the investigation the accused was charged with the following:
· Luring person under 16 years of age by means of telecommunication for the purpose of sexual invitation
· Sexual assault on a person under 16 years of age
· Sexual interference with a person under 16 years of age
· Sexual exploitation
The accused appeared in court on Nov. 4 and was remanded in custody and was scheduled to appear again in court on Monday (Nov. 7).
The suspect’s name is not being released by police in order to protect the identity of the victims involved.