Durham Region police charge Pickering physiotherapist with sexual assault

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PICKERING, Ont. — Police have charged a physiotherapist working at a Pickering, Ont., clinic with sexual assault.

Durham Region police say a 28-year-old woman went to the clinic for an appointment on Oct. 1.

They allege that the physiotherapist touched the woman inappropriately during her treatment.

Police say the physiotherapist, a 45-year-old Toronto man, was charged with sexual assault. 

The force says it wants to ensure there are no other alleged victims.

Police are asking anyone with additional information to contact them.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 2, 2020.

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

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