Election Candidate Charged With Sexual Exploitation

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City police say a 43-year-old Sarnia man with ties to various community and youth groups has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation.

Police say Glenn Aaron MacKinnon faces two counts of sexual exploitation in relation to a 16-year-old girl.

He was charged October 3 and has a court appearance November 18.

MacKinnon is involved in the local music industry.

He has run unsuccessfully for Sarnia City Council in the past and is currently seeking a seat on the Lambton-Kent District School Board in the October 27 municipal election.

Anyone with information that may assist with the investigation is asked to contact Detective Constable Heather Patterson at 519-344-8861 extension 6105 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.(TIPS)