Cornwall father accused of 34 years of assault on family

CORNWALL – A Cornwall man is accused of assaulting two family members over a 34 year period.

Cornwall police arrested the 70-year-old man yesterday (March 12) and charged him with assault, assault with a weapon, assault causing bodily harm, sexual assault, sexual interference and sexual exploitation.

The man is accused of sexual assault and common assault against his wife and step-son on “multiple occasions” between 1983 and 2017. In one case, the wife was assaulted with a weapon, police allege.

Police did not release the name of the accused, who will appear in court April 17.