Michael Cherwaty, 52, of Lincoln was arrested and is charged with sexual assault, sexual interference, exposing his genitals to a minor and invitation to sexual touching. He was scheduled for a bail hearing Wednesday at the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines.
The police said they would not release any further information to protect the identity of the victim. Anyone with information regarding the investigation is urged to contact the Niagara Regional Police Service Child Abuse Unit at 905-688-4111. ext. 9457.