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News release for Guelph Police Service,
Leigh Taylor, 65, arrested

Broadcast time: 15:01
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Corporate Communications

News release for Guelph Police Service:

On January 27, 2017, the Guelph Police Service started an investigation into allegations against a 64-year old Guelph man in relation to offences against children. On March 3, 2017, Leigh Taylor, was arrested and charged by the Guelph Police Service for one count each of Sexual Assault and Sexual Interference.

As a result of further investigation, Leigh Taylor was arrested again on May 30, 2017 and June 11, 2017, at which time twelve more charges were laid involving four additional victims. These additional charges include five counts of Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference, three counts of Exposure to a Person Under 16 years and three counts of Indecent Acts.

The charges related to this investigation occurred from incidents that occurred in the Guelph jurisdiction but the accused has also resided in several other areas within Ontario, including but not limited to, Windsor, London and Toronto. Leigh Taylor has been involved in a number of community activities that involved children and youth. The investigation continues as there is no statute of limitations on crimes of this nature.

Any persons with information relating to this investigation can contact D/Cst. Pronovost at the Guelph Police Service at 519-824-1212 extension # 7203. Anonymous tips can be left at CRIME STOPPERS 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at

Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications