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(Ottawa) – On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, the Ottawa Police Service received information that an Ottawa male had made contact with a teen boy and inappropriately touched him. Incidents occurred in a pawn shop located at the 2000 block of Innes Road in Blackburn Hamlet.

An investigation was conducted by the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit (SACA).

Today, David PARENT, 45 years old, of Ottawa was charged with one count of Sexual Assault, one count of Sexual Interference and one count of Invitation to sexual touching of a person under the age of 16.

He is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow.

Sexual Assault and Child Abuse investigators are concerned there may be other victims.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Major Case Management Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5760.  E-mail tips can be sent to: [email protected]

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or downloading the Ottawa Police app.