A former cadet and member of the Royal Canadian Air Cadet Society has been charged with sexual assault following a complaint from a teenager who was a member of the same Vancouver-area league of cadets.
Former cadet and cadet cadet member says he tried to stop incident. https://t.co/pKD5ifiSSQ #Snowbird360 — Kat Holmes (@NewsKatHolmes) October 22, 2017
The Cadet Association says in a statement that alleged assault occurred in the presence of fellow cadets, who have not been charged.
The Cadet Association says it is heartbroken and the information contained in the charges is “horrifying.”
Arrest warrant issued for 55 year old former Royal Canadian Air Cadet member who allegedly sexually assaulted a teenage girl last week. https://t.co/oyhbkxgmih — Kat Holmes (@NewsKatHolmes) October 22, 2017
The association also said it was working closely with the RCMP in the investigation.
No further information was immediately available on the alleged assault, which happened in Vancouver.
FOX News’ Kat Holmes and the Associated Press contributed to this report.
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