Geraldton priest charged with sexual assault
Ontario Provincial Police have charged a Catholic priest in Geraldton, Ont., with sexual assault for incidents that allegedly occurred in the 1980s.
OPP said Friday they have arrested 56-year-old Roger Pronovost on two counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual exploitation.
The alleged offences involved one male victim who was a teenager at the time the incidents occurred between 1987 and 1989.
OPP say Pronovost was assigned during that period to St. John the Baptist Church in Longlac, Ont.
He was being held in custody Friday pending a court appearance in Geraldton on Saturday.
Police are asking anyone with information about similar incidents to contact them or Crime Stoppers.