Quinte West OPP – Person Charged in Sex Assault

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The Quinte West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged an individual with sexual assault on a child.

On March 2, 2024, Quinte West OPP, including members of the Quinte West Crime Unit, with the assistance of Belleville Police, executed a search warrant resulting in the arrest of an indi vidual 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.

Victims of assault are not alone. If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to hel p. A toll-free call can also be placed to the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511, Male’s Helpline 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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