A 60-year-old man in the Edmonton area reported that a girl had been sexually assaulted during a massage session, after RCMP asked others to come forward. Faced with more than 12 additional charges.
The allegations came from a young woman on April 28, Strathcona County RCMP said, and an investigation has begun.
Dean Cherneske, 60, from Sherwood Park, Arta, was charged with sexual assault in this case.
At the time, RCMP believed that there were other victims and asked anyone affected to contact Strathcona County RCMP (780-467-7741) or local police. Did.
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On June 27, the RCMP said, "As a result of a request to the general public for the appearance of additional victims, the Sherwood County RCMP has identified 13 additional victims."
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Cherneske then 11 more Two counts of sexual assault and sexual interference charged with the charges.
He has been conditionally released from police detention and will appear in court on June 29 on these charges.
However, the Strathcona County RCMP "continues to believe that there may be additional victims. Encourage those individuals to come forward."
RCMP members are working with Victim Services,SAFFRON Center, and Strathcona County to "support community members affected by such traumatic events."
You can contact Strathcona County Victim Services at 780-449-0153.
For counseling support, please call Strathcona County Family and Community Services (780-464-4044).
If you have experienced any form of sexual violence or assault, support is available. To connect to crisis relief or find a sexual assault support service in Alberta:
Free Call: 1-866-403-8000 (AM) 9:00 to 9:00) Every afternoon, over 170 languages
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