Calgary, AB,
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June
2016
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16:11
America/Denver

Man charged with sexual assaults at day home

The Calgary Police Service has charged a man in connection with sexual assaults that are believed to have occurred at a private day home over the last few years.

The assaults were reported to police after a young child told his or her parents that they had been touched inappropriately by a man while staying at a day home in southeast Calgary. When the parents began investigating the incident, two other children at the day home said similar things happened to them.

The incidents are alleged to have occurred sometime between 2013 and this year at a private, unlicensed day home located in the 170 block of Midglen Place S.E. The accused lives at the day home. The operator of the day home is known to the accused and also lives at the address.

Police are making efforts to contact parents who may have had children attending the day home, however so far investigators have not been able to get in contact with all past clients.

Kenneth Alfred JENKINSON, 69, of Calgary, is charged with three counts of sexual assault and three counts of sexual interference. His next court appearance is scheduled for Friday, July 8, 2016.

The age and gender of the victims are not being released at this time in order to protect their identity.

For more information about how to recognize signs of child abuse, please visit the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre website at www.sheldonkennedycac.ca.

Anyone who is a victim of crime or who believes they know someone who is, should contact the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234. Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers using any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

TYPE: www.calgarycrimestoppers.org

TEXT: tttTIPS to 274637

Case # 16214091/3280