Oshawa teacher charged with sexual assault in 12 year-old case


Published August 19, 2021 at 8:48 pm


A 43-year-old Oshawa man has been charged with a historical sex assault on a student.

Investigators from Durham Police’s Special Victims Unit arrested a high school teacher after allegations were made by a former student. The suspect is a teacher at Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School on Harwood Avenue North in Ajax. The alleged assault took place in June of 2009.

Diego Najera-Cortez of Ritson Road is charged with Sexual Assault. He was released on an Undertaking.
Investigators want to ensure there are no other victims.

Anyone with new information that could help investigators is asked to contact D/Cst.Firth of the Major Crime – Special Victims Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5316.

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