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Whitby man arrested for alleged sexual assault of four-year-old at home daycare

A Whitby man is facing charges for the alleged sexual assault of a young child at a home daycare.

The DRPS launched an investigation following allegations of sexual assault against the suspect from a victim who was a four-year-old female at the time of the offence.

“It’s alleged that the suspect victimized the child while she attended the daycare center on Catkins Crescent in Whitby between February 2018 and June 2018. The accused lived at the residence at the time,” reads a media release from police.

Christopher Benson, 39, has been charged with indecent exposure; invitation to sexual touching; sexual assault and making sexually explicit material available – Under 14. He was held for a bail hearing.

“Investigators want to ensure there are no other victims,” the media release reads.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Det. McConnell at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5324.

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