In November 2014, the Niagara Regional Police Sexual Assault Unit entered into an investigation involving Historical Sex offences in the city of Welland.  Throughout the investigation a number of victims disclosed the sexual abuse they suffered during the 1990’s as youths.

As a result of the investigation, on February 11, 2015, police say James Allen (Al) Clark was arrested and charged with a number of sex offences which include; sexual assault, sexual interference, sexual exploitation and administering noxious thing.  Clark is currently being held in custody pending a bail hearing scheduled for February 12, 2015

Investigators have reason to believe that there are a number of additional victims who have not yet come forward.  Anyone who has information to share is encouraged to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service Sexual Assault Unit Detective L. Holmes or Detective M. Ryan at 905-688-4111 extension 5100

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