Edmonton man accused of sexual assault of young girl returns to jail
A man accused of sexual assault was returned to jail after his bail was revoked in court Tuesday, following weeks of public protests outside his family home in west Edmonton.
Wade Stene has been charged in connection to an incident in early March involving an eight-year-old girl.
“It has been a difficult few weeks and we are breathing a huge sigh of relief with today’s news of Mr. Stene’s return to custody,” a family member of the victim said in a statement issued to Global News.
“We are grateful for the support of the community and we look forward to the quieting of our neighbourhood as we await the outcome of future court proceedings.”
In order to protect the victim’s identity, Global News is not naming the family member.
On March 10, in the area of 144 Street and…