Puslinch man charged with sexually assaulting Cambridge girl

PUSLINCH – A Puslinch man has been charged with sexually assaulting a Cambridge girl.

On Jan.24, Wellington County OPP responded to a report from a neighbouring police force about an alleged assault.

Police say a girl from Cambridge was sexually assaulted at a residence on Townline Road in Puslinch.

A 44-year-old Puslinch man was charged with sexual assault on a person under 16, sexual interference and invitation to sexual touching on a person under 16.

He is to appear in Guelph court on March 3.

“This case is considered isolated as the perpetrator was known to the victim,” police stated in a press release, adding the accused will not be identified in order to protect the identity of the victim.

Anyone with information about this incident 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 www.csgw.tips. Tip providers may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.