Jackie Dunham, with information from CTV Information Kitchener
Printed Friday, July 12, 2019 9:32AM EDT
Police say they’ve arrested a 31-year-old man alleged to have sexually assaulted a younger boy in entrance of his mom in Kitchener, Ont.
Investigators stated the alleged incident occurred on Wednesday night at roughly eight p.m. within the space of Westmount Highway, between Victoria Avenue and Highland Highway, within the metropolis’s west finish.
The boy’s mom stated she was strolling together with her daughter and two sons on a sidewalk once they handed by three males.
The girl, whose identify is being withheld to guard the identification of her son, informed CTV Information Kitchener that she seen one of many males her daughter as they walked by them. When she turned to look again at her two sons, she stated she noticed one of many males contact her eight-year-old son’s non-public components.
When she informed the person she was going to report him to police, she stated he merely responded “I like kids.” The mom managed to snap a photograph of the person she stated sexually assaulted her son and supplied it to police.
On Friday morning, Waterloo Regional Police stated they arrested a male in reference to the assault. He has been charged with one depend of sexual assault and one depend of sexual interference.
The person’s identification will not be being launched but as a result of he has not appeared in courtroom, police stated.
The accused is scheduled to seem in Ontario Courtroom of Justice on Friday.
“We would like to thank the members of the public who came forward with information in connection to this investigation,” Bryan Larkin, the chief of police, stated in an announcement.
The alleged incident is the second sexual assault involving a baby within the space in lower than per week.
On Saturday, a four-year-old lady was allegedly sexually assaulted within the frequent space of an condo constructing positioned on a residential avenue known as Brybeck Crescent, only a few blocks away from the place the boy was touched. The lady was taken to hospital following the assault.
Investigators are nonetheless looking for a suspect who’s described as a 5’10” to six’ tall white man with a medium construct. He was seen sporting a gray striped T-shirt and a white baseball cap.
Police have released surveillance video of a person strolling within the space across the time of the sexual assault and stated they’re seeking to communicate with him to “determine if he can provide further information.”
Anybody with info associated to both case is requested to name Waterloo Regional Police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.