Church youth group leader charged in connection with alleged sexual assaults

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BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police say a youth group leader from a Brampton, Ont., church has been charged in connection with alleged sex offences involving three teenagers.

Peel Regional Police say the charges relate to incidents that allegedly took place between 1998 and 2003.

They say a 43-year-old man from Mississauga, Ont., has been charged with three counts of sexual exploitation and three counts of sexual assault.

He's set to appear in a Brampton court on March 29.

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 22, 2021.

This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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