Greater Sudbury Police arrested and charged a 43-year-old man, described as a daycare employee by police, on Jan. 25 in connection to complaints from a concerned parent of a preschool-aged child.
On Jan. 13, GSPS was contacted by a parent regarding allegations of sexual assault on a preschool-aged child at a daycare located on John Street in Greater Sudbury. The incident was assigned to detectives in the Criminal Investigations Division and the Internet Child Exploitation Unit.
On Jan. 25, a 43-year old man was arrested and charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada:
- Sexual Assault
- Sexual Interference
- Sexual Exploitation
Through the investigation it was determined that the man knowingly obstructed the investigation by lying to detectives regarding his involvement with children at the daycare leading to an additional charge of Obstruct Peace Officer.
He was held for bail and attended Weekend and Statutory Holiday (W.A.S.H.) Court on Sunday, Jan. 26 to answer to the charges.
Anyone with information related to this case is asked to contact Detective Constable Hutton of the Criminal Investigations Division at 705-675-9171 extension 2310.