UPDATE | Police arrest suspect in alleged sexual assault of 9 year old in St. Catharines

Police in St. Catharines have made an arrest in an alleged sexual assault of a nine year old girl.

Officers located the suspect early this morning, just before 2:00 in the area of Tasker and Queenston Streets.

25 year old Francisco Jose Colocho- Romero is charged with sexual assault and sexual interference.

The young girl was allegedly assaulted in the area of Haynes Avenue and Church Street Tuesday afternoon around 5:30 p.m.

Police are asking people in the area of Haynes, Queenston, and Tasker Street to check their properties for discarded electronic devices.

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

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