Niagara Falls, Ont., man charged in sexual abuse of girl under 16

NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — A 38-year-old man has been charged in connection with the sexual abuse of a girl under the age of 16 in Niagara Region.

Police say they launched the investigation last July and made the arrest on Friday.

The suspect, a man from Niagara Falls, Ont., is charged with one count each of sexual assault and sexual interference.

He's being held in custody and expected to appear in court at a later date.

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward.

The Canadian Press