Midland man, age 71, facing historic sexual assault charges

Police charged man in connection to incidences alleged to have taken place in 1994 to 1996

A Midland man has been charged in connection to an investigation into claims of historic sexual assault.

In July 2021, police were contacted with information about the sexual assault of a minor that took place between 1994 and 1996 in Lake of Bays Township.

A 71-year-old man has since been arrested. He now faces charges of sexual interference, sexual assault on someone under 16, and invitation to sexual touching under 16.

Investigators believe there may be more victims. If you believe you may have been a victim or have any information, please call the Huntsville OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

Victims of sexual assault are encouraged to contact Muskoka Victim Services at 1-844-762-9945 for immediate emotional and practical assistance.

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