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RCMP charge man with multiple sexual offences
East Hants District RCMP has charged a man with several offences related to the luring of female youth.
On October 17, police received a complaint that a man was luring female youth to an area and was then assaulting and sexually assaulting them.
On October 22, East Hants District RCMP, assisted by the Nova Scotia Human Trafficking Unit, executed a search warrant at a home in Clarksville, Nova Scotia. A 31-year-old man was arrested at the home without incident.
Robert Joseph Desutter, 31, of Clarksville, has been charged with:
- Sexual Assault
- Sexual Interference
- Sexual Exploitation (2 counts)
- Luring a Child (2 counts)
- Obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration (2 counts)
- Procuring Sexual Services (2 counts)
Desutter was remanded into custody over the weekend and will appear in Shubenacadie Provincial Court today.
The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact the East Hants District RCMP 902-883-7077. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Nova Scotia Crime Stoppers toll free at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), submit a secure web tip at www.crimestoppers.ns.ca, or use the P3 Tips App.