RCMP Cpl. Dal Hutchinson told CBC News the alleged victim is from the Halifax area. He said the accused did not have access to other children with disabilities.
The 34-year-old Timberlea man was in court Friday to face charges of:
- making child pornography
- possessing child pornography
- making available child pornography
- sexual assault
- sexual interference
- sexual exploitation of a person with a disability
- unsafe storage of a firearm
The man will remain in custody until a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.
Police searched a residence and arrested a suspect.