60-year-old Calgary man charged with sexual assault of two minors

Feb 20 2019, 6:03 pm

A 60-year-old Calgary man has been arrested and charged for the alleged sexual assault of two teenagers, according to a release from the Calgary Police Service.

Daryl Gillespie was arrested on Tuesday, February 12 on two counts each of sexual assault and sexual interference with a person under 16 years of age.

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The release also stated that the alleged assaults are believed to have taken place between 2011 and 2016, starting when the minors were around 12-years-old.

The survivors’ names were not released by the police to protect their identities, though police did state that both were known to Gillespie.

The release urged anyone with information on a sexual assault, or who had been sexually assaulted, to report it by calling the Calgary Police Service non-emergency line at 403-266-1234 or by visiting a district office.

Anyone in immediate danger should call 9-1-1 as soon as they are able.

Tips can also be left anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, or by visiting their website.

It is also noted that there is no time limit for when a survivor can report a sexual assault, as they can be investigated even decades after occurring.