71 Year Old Male Facing Sexual Assault Charges


(BLIND RIVER, ON) – On April 10, 2020, at approximately 3:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a sexual assault of a young person in the Town of Blind River.

As a result of the investigation, Arnold MCDONALD, 71 years-of-age from Blind River was arrested and charged with:

Sexual Assault on a Person Under 16 Years of Age, contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code (CC),
Invitation to Sexual Touching Under 16 Years of Age, contrary to section 152 of the CC, and
Sexual Interference, contrary to section 152 of the CC.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River in June, 2020.

The OPP believes there may be more victims in the surrounding areas. If you have been a victim of sexual assault involving this individual please contact the East Algoma Detachment Criminal Investigations Unit at 1-888-310-1122 or your nearest police authority


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