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Sexual assault case postponed

A Claresholm man charged with sexually assaulting five teenagers will be back in Fort Macleod provincial court Wednesday, Jan. 10.
The case was set over a week last Wednesday when an agent representing the man’s lawyer was in court seeking an adjournment.
Fort Macleod lawyer John Dziadyk was in Fort Macleod provincial court last Wednesday to ask Judge Gregory Maxwell for an adjournment.
The man, who is not being named to protect the identities of his victims, was charged in November.
Claresholm RCMP began an investigation Nov. 15 after five people in their middle to late teens alleged numerous sexual assault incidents over a period of 11 months.
As a result of the investigation, the Claresholm man was charged with six counts of sexual assault, five counts of sexual interference and eight counts of sexual exploitation.
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