Former Peel Hockey Coach Charged in Multiple Historic Sex Assaults
A 57-year-old man who coached hockey in Peel Region and around Ontario is facing charges in relation to multiple historic sexual assault investigations.
Peel police’s special victims’ unit received information about two sexual assaults taking place between 1992 and 1993.
The victims, both teens, alleged they were sexually assaulted by the accused, who at the time was their hockey coach, in two separate incidents.
Douglas John Russell of Brampton is charged with two counts of sexual assault and two counts of sexual exploitation.
Police say the man was an active hockey coach in Brampton and other communities in the province since the early 1980s.
Investigators say they believe more victims are out there and are asking anyone with information to phone 905-453-2121 ext. 3460 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
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