Piano teacher charged with sexual assualt in major music school in Burlington, Ontario

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Published March 14, 2024 at 10:36 am

Piano teacher charged with sexual assualt in major music school in Burlington, Ontario

A Hamilton man who gave piano lessons in Burlington has been charged in relation to a sexual assault.

Halton police said the offences took place at Long & McQuade on Davidson Court in Burlington, where the accused is employed.

The victim in this investigation is a female youth who was learning piano at the studio. The accused was previously employed at the Ontario Conservatory of Music in Woodbridge, and The Music Stand school in Hamilton.

Frank Dubicki, 61, of Hamilton has been charged with sexual assault and sexual interference. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing.

Investigators believe there may be additional victims and are asking anyone with information, or anyone who has been victimized by the accused, to contact the HRPS Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit at 905-825-4777, ext. 8970.

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

In order to protect the identity of the victim, police cannot provide further details surrounding the nature of this investigation.

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.

Frank Dubicki

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