53 year old Welland man accused of sexual assault 15 years ago

A Welland man has been arrested accused of sexually assaulting a boy 15 years ago, and police believe there could be more victims.

It was back in August of 2018, the NRP started looking into allegations of a sexual assault of a 17 year old boy in 2004.
 
As a result of the investigation, police made an arrest yesterday.

53 year old Robert Edward Austin Anderson is charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation.
 
Anderson will have a bail hearing today.
 
Investigators believe that there may be additional victims who have not yet come forward. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Sexual Assault Unit at (905) 688-4111, Option 4 Ext. 5100.