Former Fire Chief trial continues

Rob Bennett of Fort St. James was charged with sexual assault.

A sexual assault trial has begun for former Fort St. James fire chief Rob Bennett 50, who was accused in 2013 of assaulting three women. His trial commenced on Jan. 26 at the Prince George court house and saw Kirsten Rudolph-Smith 46, testify before the court that Mr. Bennett tried to grab her breasts while behind her during the alleged July 18 2013 incident. The trial has since been adjourned until Feb. 13 at 1pm. Further information will be reported as made available.