Camp counsellor charged with sexual assault of child

An 18-year-old male camp counsellor is facing a pair of charges after a six-year-old girl reported that she was inappropriately touched at a summer camp in Whitby.

According to police, the incident allegedly occurred on Tuesday (Aug. 20) at a reptile zoo facility in Whitby.

“The six-year-old female victim was enrolled in a week-long summer camp when the single incident occurred,” reads a media release from police.

“When the accusation came forward, the facility was notified and the employee was immediately suspended from work. The camp administrators have co-operated fully with this investigation.”

Quinn McGrath, 18, of Oshawa, has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference. He was held for a bail hearing.

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