Guelph man, 71, charged with sexual assault

WELLINGTON COUNTY – Police here have charged a Guelph senior with sexual assault.

Wellington County OPP officials say the charges relate to incidents in November.

Cosmo Tedesco, 71, of Guelph, was charged with sexual assault and sexual interference.

He is to appear in Guelph court at a later date.

Police are reminding victims of sexual assault that they are not alone.

“If you need support or know someone that does, there are local resources available to help,” police stated.

“A toll free call can be placed to the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511.

“Or male survivors of sexual assault at 1-866-887-0015 where your information will remain anonymous and confidential..”

Anyone with information regarding the above case can contact the Wellington County OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at

Tip providers  may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.