A 43-year-old Saugeen Shores man is facing numerous charges in connection with a sexual assault and sexual interference complaint.

On Friday, Saugeen Shores police began investigating a complaint that has led to a dozen charges against a local man.

The 43-year-old is facing charges including:

  • two counts of assault with a weapon
  • two counts of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm
  • sexual interference with a person under 16 years of age
  • possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • traffic in a person under 18 years of age
  • material benefit resulting from trafficking in persons under 18 years of age
  • two counts of sexual exploitation
  • sexual assault
  • traffic in a schedule I substance

Police say he was remanded in custody following a court appearance.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call police at 519-832-9200.