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P.E.I. RCMP charge 70-year-old man with sexual exploitation

(Photo courtesy: RCMP) (Photo courtesy: RCMP)

P.E.I. RCMP says a 70-year-old man was sentenced to five years in jail on four charges of sexual exploitation following a joint investigation with Summerside police.

Maurice Praught was convicted in Charlottetown on Monday.

Police say officers in Summerside began an investigation into historical sexual assaults on a youth in May 2022.

The RCMP says it was determined that some of the offences occurred in their jurisdiction, and the joint investigation was conducted.

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