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Media Release 12 Sep 2019


A 49 year old Cobourg man is facing allegations of Sexual Assault and Sexual Exploitation after Port Hope Police commenced an investigation into a complaint that was filed with Port Hope Sexual Assault Investigators in August 2019.  The allegations date back to 2017.  Investigators allege there were several encounters of a sexual nature with the same victim during the 2017 and 2018 calendar year.   The man was arrested on the 12th of September. Carlos Eduardo Sarmiento AKA “Antonio Sarmiento” is accused off 7 counts of Sexual Assault and 3 counts of Sexual Exploitation.  He will appear in court later in October. Port Hope Police are continuing the investigation anyone with information is asked to call The Port Hope Police Criminal Investigations Unit at 905-885-8123 EXT 222.  


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