64 yr old Port Colborne man facing more charges including rape following investigation

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A 64 year old Port Colborne man is facing more sex-related charges following his arrest back in March.

The man was accused of sexually assaulting a male under the age of 16 between 2009 - 2011 in Welland.

Niagara Police now say a female and a male, under the ages of 16, were allegedly sexually assaulted in Welland by the same suspect. 

64 year old Gerard Thibault is now charged with rape, indecent assault on a female, sexual intercourse with a female under the age of 14 years of age, acts of gross indecency, sexual interference (2 Counts), sexual exploitation (2 Counts) and sexual Assault (2 Counts.) 

Thibault is currently in custody, pending a bail hearing taking place on August 15th, 2020, at the Robert S.K Welch Courthouse, located at 59 Church Street, in the City of St. Catharines. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives with the Niagara Regional Police at 905-688-4111. Ext. 9359