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Youth Worker Arrested

August 24, 2011 permalink

Hamilton child and youth worker Kristopher Anderson has been arrested for sexual offenses against children. There is too little information in the brief article for comment.



Child and youth worker charged with sexual touching

A Hamilton man who worked as a child and youth worker since 2008 has been charged with invitation to sexual touching.

The victim is a resident at one of the children agency’s group homes where Kristopher Anderson, 36, was employed when the incidents took place. Kristopher invited the victim, who was under the age of 16, to engage in sexual activity on several occasions. The incidents occurred between July 17, 2011 and July 28, 2011.

Hamilton police received the information from the Children’s Aid Society.

Anderson was arrested on Aug. 15. He was released on a promise to appear in court on September 26, 2011.

Police are asking any other victims or anyone with information to contact Detective Brandi Lowry at 905-546-3855 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Source: Hamilton Spectator

A rally outside the courthouse at the time of Mr Anderson's hearing has been scheduled for September 26, 9 am to noon.

Addendum: In a piece of second-hand news from Pat Niagara, Mr Anderson did not show up at the courthouse, but sent his lawyer.