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Sexual Assault Alert,
Teacher arrested

Broadcast time: 16:50
Monday, March 11, 2019

Sex Crimes

Case #: 2019-235617

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019, members of Sex Crimes – Child & Youth Advocacy Centre arrested a man in connection with an investigation into the sexual assault of a young person.

It is alleged that:

- in March 2017, a 15-year-old girl met with the man and he drove her to his residence to visit and discuss school issues

- during the visit, the man sexually assaulted the girl

Brian Ross, 36, of Toronto, has been charged with:

1. Sexual Assault
2. Sexual Interference

Brian Ross is a teacher with the Toronto Catholic District School Board and has taught at two different secondary schools and was involved in coaching athletics.

- September 1, 2006 to August 31, 2016 at Marshall McLuhan Catholic Secondary School, located at 1107 Avenue Road

- September 1, 2016 to February 18, 2019 at Senator O’Connor College School, located at 60 Rowena Drive

He is next scheduled to appear in court on Friday, May 3, 2019, at 2 p.m., at 1911 Eglinton Ave, Room 407.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2922, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook. Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

A sexual assault is any form of unwanted sexual contact. It includes, but is not limited to, kissing, grabbing, oral sex and penetration. To learn more about sexual assault, including how to report a sexual assault, please visit our Sex Crimes website.

The CYAC was opened in October 2013 and is comprised of specialized child abuse
investigators from the Toronto Police Service, in collaboration with members of the Catholic Children's Aid Society, the Children's Aid Society of Toronto, the Hospital for Sick Children's Suspected Child Abuse and Neglect Program (SCAN), Safe-T Program, Halton Trauma Centre, and Boost Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention.

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Meaghan Gray, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Jackie Hood, Sex Crimes - Child & Youth Advocacy Centre

Sexual Assault Alert,
Teacher arrested

Brian Ross, 36
Above: Brian Ross, 36