Parkland RCMP arrested a 58-year-old male in connection with an investigation dealing with Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Assault that occurred on Sept. 17, 2020.
The accused followed and attempted to engage two young males, ages eleven and twelve, while at the Tri-Leisure Centre swimming pool. The accused touched one of the young males inappropriately. Staff at the Tri-Leisure Centre did not witness the actual event, but suspected inappropriate behavior, immediately intervened and prevented further abuse.
As a result of the investigation, a 58-year-old male of Spruce Grove, Alta. is charged with the following offences:
- Sexual Exploitation
- Sexual Assault
Following a Judicial Hearing, the 58-year-old male was released from custody with numerous conditions, including not to have any contact or communication with a child under 16-yrs-old and not to attend any public areas where youth could be present. His first appearance is Nov. 25, 2020 at Stony Plain Provincial Court.
Parkland RCMP are seeking information on any other potential victims.
If anyone has information regarding this incident or any other crime please contact the Parkland RCMP Detachment at 825-220-7267 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play.