Saint- Her­ménégilde man charged with sex as­sault on mi­nors

Sherbrooke Record - - LOCAL NEWS - Record Staff

A43-year-old Saint-her­ménégilde man has been charged with a num­ber of sex­ual crimes against two sep­a­rate vic­tims, af­ter be­ing ar­rested in Coat­i­cook last Thurs­day for the sex­ual as­sault on a mi­nor, sex­ual con­tact, in­cite­ment to sex­ual touch­ing, and ex­hi­bi­tion­ism. He was charged last Fri­day for ac­tions that al­legedly took place over a num­ber of years, end­ing in 2012.

Stéphane Charest ap­peared in a Sher­brooke court Fri­day to face the as­sault ac­cu­sa­tions. The iden­tity of his vic­tims is sub­ject to a pub­li­ca­tion ban; they are no longer part of Charest’s en­tourage.

Charest was be back in court Mon­day for his bail hear­ing.

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