On November 3, officers from the Powassan OPP Detachment were advised of a complaint of sexual assault that occurred in Trout Creek in October. Police began an investigation into the allegations.
As a result of the investigation a 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with the following:
- Sexual Assault on a Person Under 16 Years of Age
- Sexual Interference with a Person Under 16 Years of Age
The accused was held for bail and then released on a recognizance of bail on November 5. He is scheduled to attend the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay.