Sex charges going to trial

A three-day trial has been set for a man accused of sex-related offences in Blackfalds. Justin Barry Knutson pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual assault and sexually touching a person under the age of 16. The incident allegedly took place in Blackfalds from Sept. 3 to 5, 2011.

A three-day trial has been set for a man accused of sex-related offences in Blackfalds.

Justin Barry Knutson pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual assault and sexually touching a person under the age of 16. The incident allegedly took place in Blackfalds from Sept. 3 to 5, 2011.

The victim’s identity is protected under a court ordered publication ban.

Knutson pleaded not guilty to the incident in Red Deer Court of Queen’s Bench on Monday.

The matter, which will be a Court of Queen’s Bench judge alone trial, was set for Jan. 21 to 23, 2014.’’’

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