December 6, 2018 6:01 pm

Brantford police arrest teacher for allegedly touching student ‘inappropriately’

Brantford police have arrested a teacher for allegedly touching a teen student inappropriately at North Park Collegiate and Vocational School.


Brantford police have charged a  56-year-old teacher with sexual assault and sexual interference, after an alleged incident involving a female student.

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Police say the investigation began last month, after a female victim between 14 and 18 years of age was allegedly touched inappropriately by a teacher at North Park Collegiate and Vocational School of the Grand Erie District School Board.

As a result of the investigation, William Edward Gemmell is now facing charges.

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