Welland man charged with sexual assault


A 60 year old Welland man has been charged with sexual assault after an investigation into an alleged incident dating back to April.

Claudel Fortin is in police custody pending a bail hearing today in St. Catharines.

The charge stems from an incident that happened in April.

Detectives believe there may be other victims, and are encouraging anyone with information to come forward and contact Detective Constable Jeff Bootsma at (904) 688-4111 Badge # 9283.

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