Edmonton man Calvin Soosay charged with several counts on sexual assault

The Edmonton Police Service Child Protection Section has charged a 42-year-old Edmonton man with sexual assault charges in connection with a pair of separate incidents, the most recent involving a young girl at a downtown library.

It was reported that on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, at approximately 4:45 p.m., a male suspect approached and struck up a conversation with a 10-year-old girl in the children’s section of a public library near Sir Winston Churchill Square. The suspect is then alleged to have sexually assaulted the complainant, before fleeing the library on foot.

Child Protection Section investigators identified and arrested the accused on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, thanks in part to the assistance of library staff and Downtown Division members. 

Investigators have also since charged the accused with another alleged sexual assault that occurred on March 11, 2014. It was reported that the accused approached and groped a 13-year-old female complainant, while walking on the Southgate LRT platform, at approximately 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 11, 2014. 

Calvin Soosay, 42, is charged with sexual assault (x2)sexual interference (x2) andbreach of probation (x2).      

The EPS Child Protection Section continues to investigate.

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