Former Windsor-Essex Resident Faces Sex Charges

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A former Windsor-Essex resident has been arrested on sexual assault charges from a decade ago.

Ontario Provincial Police say Michael Lo, 68, of Markham has been charged with sexual assault and sexual exploitation in connection with offences that happened in Tecumseh in 2008. Lo is due to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Windsor on September 6 to answer to those charges.

The OPP is reminding people that in the event you have been sexually assaulted or know someone who has, there are local resources to help. A toll-free call can be placed to the Assaulted Women’s Helpline at 1-866-863-0511, where your information will remain anonymous and confidential. If you are in an immediate crisis, please dial 911.

This investigation is still open. Anyone with information is urged to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Anonymous tips should be phoned into Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or left online, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.