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Camp counsellor charged with sexual assault of 6-year-old child

Last Updated Aug 23, 2019 at 10:00 am EST

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An 18-year-old man is facing charges after a little girl was allegedly touched inappropriately while at a summer camp in Whitby.

Police said it happened on Tuesday at a reptile zoo.

The six-year-old girl was enrolled in a week-long summer camp when the incident happened.

The accused, Quinn McGrath, of Oshawa, was a counsellor at the camp.

Police said when the accusations were brought forward, McGrath was immediately suspended from work.

McGrath has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference.