June 25, 2015 - 11:35 AM
PENTICTON - RCMP in the South Okanagan have arrested a man wanted in Calgary in connection with the sexual assault of a young child.
Police say it all started with an uninsured driver who was stopped during one of the roadside checks conducted by the police on Saturday, June 20.
Four days later, RCMP arrested a 49-year-old man in a rural area between Oliver and Osoyoos who is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant on a charge of sexually assaulting a young child, according to a media release.
The man is on his way to Calgary for a date with a judge.
In total, five warrants have been issued so far as a result of the weekend’s roadside checks, police say.
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