72-year-old man faces charges sexual assault

The owner of a retirement home near Prescott, Ont., is facing criminal charges in relation to accusations of sexual assault against two people including a resident at the home.

Ontario Provincial Police say they began an investigation Mar. 27 into a report of sexual assaults at Green Acres Retirement Home, located on McCrea Road in Augusta Township.

The owner of the home, a 72-year-old man from Augusta Township, was charged Friday with four counts of sexual Assault and four counts of sexual exploitation.

Police said they’ve identified two victims including a resident of the retirement home. The investigation is ongoing, police said.

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