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Man arrested for sexual assault

A Prince George man is facing several charges, including sexual assault, after an incident Sunday in Connaught Hill Park.

Police attended he scene was secured and evidence gathered.  A male suspect was located and arrested a short time after the report was made.

The BC Prosecution Service has approved the following Criminal Code charges against 37-year-old Ryan Kenneth McLane of Prince George:

  • Sexual assault
  • Assault by choking
  • Assault with a weapon
  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose (2 counts)
  • Utter threats to cause bodily harm
  • Theft $5000 or Under

This violent attack is not believed to be a random attack.  McLane and the victim are known to each other.  McLane was held in custody and will appear in court later today.

If you have any information about violent Criminal offences, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477 or online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers.  If you provide information that leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward.

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