Fort Erie man charged with sexual abuse of a minor
Published July 7, 2022 at 11:03 am
A Fort Erie man has been charged with sexually abusing a minor.
The investigation began this month after Niagara Police investigated an allegation of child sexual abuse happening in a Fort Erie home.
Sean Schneider, 50, of Fort Erie has been charged with sexual assault on a person under 16 and sexual interference with a person under 16.
The police say the victim, an adolescent male, and Schneider knew each other. The investigation revealed that the suspect may have been operating an unlicensed babysitting/daycare service out of his home.
As a result of the investigation, detectives have reason to believe there may be additional victims.
He was arrested yesterday (July 6) and was held for a bail hearing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the lead child abuse detective at 905-688-4111, option #3, extension #1009463.insauga's Editorial Standards and Policies advertising