Child Abuse Unit asking some St.Catharines residents to check their properties

Police are asking some residents in St.Catharines to check their properties following an alleged sexual assault of a young girl.

It was on Tuesday afternoon at 5:30, a 9 year old girl reported she has been sexually assaulted by a man, in the area of Haynes Ave. and Church Street.

Officers have arrested a 25 year old man and charged him with sexual assault and sexual interference.

Detectives from the Child Abuse Unit are asking residents in the area of Haynes Avenue / Queentson Street / Tasker Street to check their properties for discarded electronics devices. 

If located please contact 905-688-4111 Dial option 3, badge #9127.

Francisco Jose Colocho-Romero will appear for a bail hearing today.