69 year old arrested in sexual exploitation investigation involving a 15 year old

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Brandon Police Service Media Release

In ongoing investigative efforts to target those involved in sexual exploitation, Police arrested two individuals as part of the same investigation of obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration. On March 28th2018, Police entered into the investigation after receiving information that a 15-year-old female youth was the victim of a sexual assault. Through the course of the investigation, Officers learned that an 18-year-old female from Brandon arranged a sexual liaison between the youth and an adult male. On March 27th2018, police arrested the 18-year-old female suspect for Obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration and Receiving Material Benefit for Sexual Services. The suspect received financial gain for her role in organizing the arrangement. On April 5th 2018, Police arrested a 69-year-old man from Virden Manitoba for Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference and Obtaining Sexual Services for Consideration. Both suspects in this investigation have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Court in May.