Fredericton man pleads guilty to sex-related charges in exchange for three others being withdrawn


A Fredericton man has pleaded guilty to sex-related charges stemming from incidents in the Restigouche Region.

35 year-old Scott McLenaghan pleaded guilty to charges of invitation to sexual touching involving two minors under the age 16 in exchange for three other charges being withdrawn.

The offences are said to have taken place between 2014 and 2017.

A court-ordered publication ban is in place.

The plea deal is expected to be made official during McLenaghan's next court appearance, scheduled for December 7th.

(with files from the Tribune)