A 68 year old Toronto man has been arrested in connection with an historic sexual assault investigation.
According to police, the accused began sexually assaulting a seven year old girl in 1982 in the Birchmount Road and Sheppard Avenue East area of Scarborough.
The abuse is alleged to have continued until 1989.
Robert Prouse was arrested on Friday and has now been charged with one count of indecent act on a female, two counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual interference.
He made his first court appearance on Monday.
Police are concerned there may be other victims and are encouraging anyone with concerns to come forward.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).