Man accused of fondling cousin in 2012

CORNWALL – A city man is facing sex-related charges after a relative was inappropriately touched six years ago, Cornwall police said Tuesday.

The 23-year-old suspect was arrested on Friday (May 18) and charged with sexual assault and sexual interference after he turned himself in at police headquarters.

The man is accused of fondling his 8-year-old cousin in June, 2012 and a police investigation started at that time.

Because the accused was a minor at the time of the alleged assault, his name is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

He will appear in court June 19.