Calgary, AB,
18
September
2019
|
21:30
America/Denver

Man charged in alleged sex assault

The Calgary Police Service has charged a man in connection with an alleged sexual assault against a 17-year-old girl.

At approximately 9 p.m., on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, the girl was approached by a man while exiting the 8 Street CTrain station. They had a brief conversation and then the girl started walking to Kensington.

It is believed that the man followed and engaged in another conversation with her while sitting on a bench in the 1200 block of Kensington Close N.W. Investigators believe the man then sexually assaulted her.

Javier Guadalupe Lozano Martinez, 32, of Calgary, is charged with one count of sexual assault in connection with this case.

Police would like to thank to media and public for helping to identify a suspect and witness in this case.