A 37-year-old Belleville man was charged with an indecent act after an incident at a Kingston gym.

On August 21, 2017, the accused and the complainant were in the sauna in the men’s change room of a fitness centre. Initially, the accused engaged the complainant in small talk. When the accused comments became inappropriate the complainant attempted to ignore him. The complainant left sauna when the accused began masturbating. The accused followed the complainant as he headed for the showers, at which point the complainant fled the change room to report the incident to the management.

Police were contacted and Detectives from the Sexual Assault unit began an investigation.

On October 6, 2017, the accused turned himself in at police headquarters. The accused charged with an indecent act and released with a future court date.