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Sexual Assault Arrest
Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Press Release: 1307-008

July 9, 2013, 3:15 PM [RELEASE AT WILL]

On June 25th, the Colorado Springs Police Department and the Crimes Against Children Unit began an investigation involving an individual who sexually assaulted three children multiple times over the last six years.

Forensic interviews of victims and potential victims have been conducted.  The suspect has been identified as William “Bill” Whiting (07/16/54) and has been interviewed.  Mr. Whiting is currently in custody and charged with several counts of Sexual Assault on a Child by One in a Position of Trust.

Detectives are concerned that there may be additional victims.  As such, this remains an open and on-going investigation. 

If anyone has information about this case please call (719) 444-7000; or you may call Pikes Peak Area Crime Stoppers, Inc. at (719) 634-STOP (7867); you do not have to give your name and could earn a cash reward.

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