Minor hockey coach faces sex charges in Brampton

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Published May 22, 2024 at 7:06 pm

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A 26-year-old Brampton hockey coach has been arrested and charged in connection with a sexual exploitation investigation.

Peel Regional Police said they received information on April 16 regarding two young players in a local hockey league that were allegedly sexually exploited and lured during interactions with their hockey coach.

Following an investigation, police arrested Joshua Sammut, 26, of Brampton. He has been charged with two counts of sexual exploitation and two counts of child luring.

Sammut was held for a bail hearing and will appear in Brampton court.

Anyone with information on these or other similar incidents is asked to contact the Special Victims Unit at 905-453-2121, ext. 3460. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.peelcrimestoppers.ca.

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