56-year-old John Yarger of Canandaigua is charged with predatory sexual assault against a child in the City of Canandaigua. Police say the child, who is under nine-years-old was assaulted multiple times.

A Canandaigua man faces charges for sexually assaulting a child, under the age of nine, on multiple incidents.

Canandaigua Police picked up John Yarger, 56, on Sunday, for predatory sexual assault against a child.

Investigators said that Yarger had sexual contact on multiple occasions between 2017 to 2018, with a child under the age of nine, while in the City of Canandaigua.

Canandaigua City Police Department say they collaborated with the Child Advocacy Center and Ontario County Child Protective Services in their investigation.

Yarger is being held in the Ontario County Jail.