12-year-old boy charged with sexually assaulting younger girl
The 2 children did not know each other, and met while playing outside
A 12-year-old Saskatoon boy will appear in court in August on a sexual assault charge involving a girl under the age of 10.
Police were called to a home in southeast Saskatoon on July 16, where the girl's parents reported she may have been assaulted.
Investigators with the sex crimes unit were told a boy encountered the girl while she was outside playing and the sexual assault occurred. The two did not know each other.
Police located a suspect nearby based on the girl's description.
The 12-year-old boy will make his second appearance in Saskatoon provincial court on Aug. 21. He is currently under supervised care with court-imposed conditions.
Police said they are working with the victim's family and providing support.