OPP Charge Kingsville Fire Chief With Sexual Assault

Kingsville Fire Chief Bob Kissner holds a used flying lantern, outside of Kingsville's town hall building, July 22, 2013.

Kingsville’s fire chief is facing sexual assault charges.

Essex County Ontario Provincial Police say on Saturday, the major crime unit was called to investigate allegations of a sexual assault against a minor.

As a result, the OPP arrested 60-year-old Robert Kissner. He was due to appear in court Sunday but was still in custody Sunday night.

Kissner is facing two counts of sexual assault and two counts of sexual exploitation.

Jeff Dean has been appointed as acting chief.

Anyone who may have information about this incident or any other is being asked to contact the Essex County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. To remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).