Mississauga high school teacher charged with sexual assault


Published June 30, 2020 at 11:42 pm


Peel Regional Police (PRP) has laid charges against a Mississauga teacher in relation to a sexual assault investigation. 

Recently, PRP was made aware of an inappropriate relationship a teacher at a Mississauga high school engaged in with one of his students–a 17-year-old girl–which began in 2016. 

Today (June 30) investigators with PRP arrested 51-year-old Robert Brandstetter, who was charged with Sexual Assault, and Sexual Exploitation. He was held for a bail hearing, and appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brampton on June 30, 2020. 

According to his LinkedIn page, Brandstetter has taught at St. Francis Xavier Secondary School in Mississauga for the last 28 years. 

Anyone who has had contact with Brandstetter and believes they may have been the victim of a criminal offence is asked to call investigators with the Special Victim’s Unit at 905-453–2121, extension 3460. 

Additionally, information may be provided anonymously by calling Peel Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or visiting their website

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