London religious leader charged with sexual assault

Police say a 33-year-old London man is facing a sexual assault charge after an incident at a church on King Edward Avenue.

Investigators say the incident is alleged to have occured in the southeast end of the city on Monday afternoon.

According to police, a woman attended the church and spoke with the accused for some time, but when she attempted to leave, she says she was touched inappropriately.

As a result, the religious leader has been charged with sexual assault.

His next court appearance is scheduled for June 24.