The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary’s Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit have laid charges in relation to historical sexual violence.
In November of 2022, police received a report related to historical sexual violence by an adult upon youth in St. John’s.
As a result of an investigation, the RNC CASA Unit arrested two adult males from St. John’s in connection with sexual violence upon youth. The criminal charges are as follows:
62-year-old Tony HUMBY from St. John’s
- Sexual assault x2
- Sexual interference x2
- Invitation to sexual touching x2
- Indecent exposure x2
- Making sexually explicit material available to a child
- Sexual exploitation
80-year-old Bruce ESCOTT from St. John’s
- Sexual assault
- Sexual interference
Both men were held in custody to appear in Provincial Court in relation to the charges.