Saanich man accused of molesting two teen girls

A Saanich man is facing six charges relating to sexually assaulting and molesting two teenage girls

A Saanich man is facing six charges relating to sexually assaulting and molesting two teenage girls, one of them over a period of four years.

Scott Wesley Shirley is charged with sexually assaulting the first teenage girl sometime between January and June 2011.

Two charges indicate Shirley allegedly touched the girl for sexual purposes between June 2007 and June 2011, and who was under the age of 16 at the time.

Two of the four charges related to the first victim describe Shirley as being “a person of trust or authority,” or a person who the young person has a dependent relationship with or who is being exploited.

He is also accused of both sexually assaulting and sexually touching a second teenage girl who is under the age of 16, sometime between January and June 2011.

A publication ban prohibits revealing any information that could identify the girls.

The charges were sworn on May 31. This week a preliminary hearing was set for July 2013 in Victoria provincial court.

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