Young boy sexually assaulted in Burlington parking lot, police say

Published July 20, 2023 at 9:08 am

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An arrest has been made after police say a young boy was sexually assaulted in a Burlington parking lot.

According to reports, the incident took place in a vehicle parked in the area of Guelph Line and Upper Middle Rd. around 8:30 p.m. on July 13.

Police say the person arrested was known to the victim.

Subsequently, police arrested Rico Salvador Roman, 51, of Burlington and charged him with sexual assault and sexual interference. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Investigators ask anyone with information about this or other similar cases to contact the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 8970.



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