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

Man in hand cuffs arrested Photo credit: Big Stock

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, Bradley David Bint, 38, of Niagara Falls, is charged with one count each of sexual assault and sexual interference.

As a result of the investigation, Ontario was arrested and charged with two counts: sexual assault and sexual interference.

Bint is currently being held in custody, with a future court date.

“Detectives have reason to believe there may be more victims,” said a police news bulletin.

The investigation remains ongoing by detectives of the Child Abuse Unit.  Police ask anyone who may have more information about this investigation or Bint to contact 905-688-4111, extension 1009519.

Crimes can be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or online.

With files from the Canadian Press