Police charge former Christial school supervisor with sexual assault of a child

Published October 20, 2020 at 6:00 pm

CALEDON, Ont. — Ontario Provincial Police say they have charged a former school supervisor for allegedly sexually assaulting a student.

OPP allege the incident occurred in 2019 when the woman worked as a supervisor at the Jehovah Jireh Christian School in Caledon, Ont.

The 78-year-old woman from Orangeville, Ont., faces 15 counts total including five counts of sexual assault of a person under 16 years old.

According to its website, the school provides students with a “quality Christian education.” 

Police say the woman was held for a bail hearing and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

Police are asking anyone who may believe they are a victim of the accused to contact them.

This story was produced with the financial assistance of the Facebook and Canadian Press News Fellowship.

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