A man wanted by North Bay police for more than a decade for historical sex offences was arrested in Victoria, B.C. on Thursday.

Police said the 56-year-old man was wanted on charges that include two counts of sexual assault, indecent assault on a male and sexual exploitation.

The alleged incidents are said to have happened between 1980 and 1991.

The accused was returned to North Bay and is in custody pending a bail hearing.