Milton Man Accused of Sex Crimes

A Milton man is facing charges in connection with a sex assault case.

The suspect was arrested on Aug. 15.

Investigators from the Halton police child abuse and sexual assault unit say the man worked as a martial arts instructor at Black Belt World in Milton.

The female victim was a member of the Taekwondo club, say police.

Patrick Leany, 38, is charged with luring, invitation to sexual touching, and criminal harassment.

Leany was held pending a bail hearing.

Anyone who may have any additional information is asked to contact Det.-Sgt. Chris Newcombe at 905-465-8965 or Det. Barb Kent 905-465-8977.

Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers “See Something? Hear Something? Know Something?” Contact “Crime Stoppers” at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or through the web at www.haltoncrimestoppers.ca

File photo courtesy of Halton Regional Police

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