Former school bus driver facing sexual assault charges on minors in Burlington

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Published October 17, 2022 at 3:53 pm

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A former school bus driver in Burlington has been arrested following a reported sexual assault on a minor five years ago.

Halton police laid multiple charges following a sexual assault investigation involving a former school bus driver in both Burlington and Aylmer, ON.

On Oct. 7, investigators with the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault (CASA) Unit arrested 80-year-old Gordon Jack of Aylmer. Jack has been charged with multiple counts of sexual assault and sexual interference.

The reported assault took place five years ago in Burlington and the victim was a youth. The accused is a former school bus driver and police are concerned there may be additional victims.

The accused has been released from custody pending a court appearance.

Sexual assault is any touching of another person without their consent where the touching is of a sexual nature, or where the sexual integrity of the victim is violated. A sexual assault can range from unwanted touching to sexual assault involving penetration.

There is no statute of limitation when it comes to reporting a sexual assault. This means that no matter how long ago the sexual assault happened, you can still report it to police for investigation.

Victims of violence and/or sexual assault can contact the Halton Regional Police Service Victim Services Unit at 905-825-4777 for support.

All allegations of sexual assault brought to the HRPS are investigated thoroughly and charges are laid when appropriate.

Anyone with additional information on this case is asked to contact the HRPS Child and Sexual Assault (CASA) Unit at 905-825-4777 ext. 8970.

Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at the website.

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