Police charge 51-year-old man in connection with incest, sexual assault

 Lethbridge Regional Police have charged a 51-year-old Lethbridge man in connection with the sexual assault of his nine-year-old daughter and her nine-year-old and seven-year-old female friends.

 An investigation by members of the Criminal Investigation Section determined the man sexually assaulted his nine-year-old daughter on multiple occasions between June 2012 and January 2014 as well as two of her friends – a seven-year-old girl and nine-year-old girl – during the summer of 2013.

 The man was arrested Jan. 22 without incident and is remanded in custody.

 The 51-year-old male, who cannot be identified in order to protect the identity of the victims, is charged with three counts of invitation to sexual touching and one count each of sexual assault, incest and sexual interference.

 He is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 31.

 No further information or details will be released.

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