Police looking for more potential sexual-assault victims

Police are looking for other possible victims after a 60-year-old Chambly man was arrested facing one count of sexual assault.

The Régie intermunicipale de police Richelieu-St-Laurent arrested Gaétan Fitzback on Sept. 30 in connection with a sexual assault. He appeared Oct. 1 at the Longueuil courthouse and remains in custody.

On Friday it will be decided whether to continue to hold him or to release him, Sgt. Jean-Luc Tremblay of the Régie intermunicipale de police Richelieu-St-Laurent said on Monday.

Police believe there may be other victims and so have reached out to the public. If any come forward during the week, if will be a factor in the decision about whether to continue to detain him, Tremblay said.

The Sûreté du Québec is now involved in the investigation, with Quebec police services working together to investigate potential serial crimes so as to identify them as…

Original published: 2018-10-08 19:40:14 Read the full Montreal News here

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