RCMP in Snow Lake, Manitoba are investigating allegations of sexual abuse dating back to 2004.
Police say that they began looking into the case on August 8, 2019, when an adult male reported to them he had ben sexually abused while living in Snow Lake. The assaults took place between 2004 and 2012 according to the victim. The victim also identified to police the name of his alleged abuser.
As the investigation unfolded a second male came forward with the same accusation, against the same suspect, during the same time frame.
Police arrested 34-year-old Daniel Hughes in Flin Flon on August 30, 2019. Hughes was charged will 11 offences Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference and Sexual Exploitation.
He was released from custody with a number of court imposed conditions.
Police are continuing to investigate and are concerned that there may be more victims who have yet to come forward. Hughes worked at Frontier Collegiate Institute in Cranberry Portage from 2016 to 2019.
Investigators are encouraging anyone who may have been a victim or has any information that can help investigators to call 204-358-7723.
RCMP say that a partnership with Klinic Community Health gives survivors of sexual assault over the age of 16 anywhere in the province the ability to report through Klinic. Survivors can remain anonymous and work with Klinic counsellors to move forward. Klinic’s Sexual Assault Crisis Line can be reached at 1-888-292-7565.
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